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Beware bitcoin tax scammers

The ATO has issued a warning to beware of scammers impersonating the ATO and demanding Bitcoin or other cryptocurrency as a form of payment for fake tax debts, with over $50,000 already paid in Bitcoin to scammers claiming fake ATO tax debts. Because…

Tips for clients during WORK RELATED CAR EXPENSES crackdown

The ATO has warned that they will be paying close attention to claims for work-related car expenses this year and is reminding people to keep appropriate records. It reports that over 3.75 million people made a work-related car expense claim…

Property investors on notice after ATO spots false claims

Rental property owners who use their own property for personal holidays will be the subject of increased focus by the ATO due to a large number of mistakes, errors and false claims in recent years. We remind clients that you cannot claim…

ATO says BITCOIN is not money – it is….

The term cryptocurrency is generally used to describe a digital asset in which encryption techniques are used to regulate the generation of additional units and verify transactions on the blockchain. Cryptocurrency generally operates independently…

Superannuation Guarantee (SG) Amnesty

The Government has introduced new legislation that provides a one-off 12-month amnesty to encourage employers to voluntarily disclose historical Superannuation Guarantee (SG) non-compliance. It applies to previously undeclared SG shortfalls…
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How to get the most from your relationship with your accountant

The best accountants add value to your business, all for an affordable cost that you can control. Growing businesses rapidly find they need the services of an accountant in order to help them manage the finances of their business. But which…
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Upcoming Due Dates – Tax & Compliance Lodgements – May 15

As at 15 May 2015 – Selected Upcoming Due dates for Tax & Compliance Lodgements (not comprehensive – contact us if you have lodgements not shown here to double-check the due dates). 15 May 2015 2014 income tax returns - for all entities…