It’s nearly that time of the year again.  Processing of the 2016 Tax Returns is less than a month away and therefore so are the tax refunds. I am available by appointment whether that be in person, email, phone or skype. Either way I will find a solution that suits every situation. Alternatively I can […]

Key Lodgement Dates

The lodgement program 2014-15 This includes details of most of your lodgement obligations including: income tax returns monthly and quarterly activity statements fringe benefits tax (FBT) returns and pay as you go (PAYG) withholding annual reports annual goods and services tax (GST) returns and information reports annual and quarterly instalment notices a range of superannuation […]

Tax planning tips to consider prior to 30 June 2014

With the end of financial year vastly approaching, now is the time for individuals and businesses to consider the following: ATO benchmarking Benchmarks have been developed to identify taxpayers who report income or expenses different to similar businesses across industries. It allows the ATO to identify businesses that are not fulfilling their tax obligations. Bad […]

Checklist of employment related deductions

It’s nearly that time of the year again and I thought a refresher with what deductions you are entitled to claim was in order. When completing your tax return, you’re entitled to claim deductions for some expenses that are directly related to earning your income. The expense must not be a private, domestic or capital […]

ATO hunting tax evaders on lack of compliance

Recent revelations have revealed that the ATO is no longer willing to tolerate supporting struggling businesses through financing business operations by way of unpaid tax and superannuation obligations. In fact, individuals who have been late in lodging their tax returns are being personally targeted by the ATO and as a result will face harsher penalties […]