November 2017 Practice Update

November Practice Update

November 2017

Reporting of transfer balance account information, ATO’s occupation-specific guides, Binding Death Benefit Nomination (‘BDBN’) upheld, Reforms to stop companies avoiding employee entitlements, Can travel in an Uber be exempt from FBT?

Read the latest taxation news in our November Practice Update.

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October Practice Update

October 2017

No small business tax rate for passive investment companies, ATO to be provided with more super guarantee information, combatting the cash economy and higher risk trust arrangements targeted.

Read the full stories in our October Practice Update.

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September Practice Update

September 2017

ALP announces massive (potential) changes to trust taxation, single touch payroll update, guidance on keeping ABN details up-to-date, ‘transfer balance cap’ problems, new occupational clothing guidelines for 2017 and ability to lodge nil activity statements in advance.

Download our September Practice Update for the full report.


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August Practice Update

August 2017

The ATO has issued a warning regarding work-related expenses, GST now applies to services or digital products bought from overseas, imposition of GST on ‘low-value’ foreign supplies, new threshold for foreign resident capital gains withholding, the government is taking action to address super guarantee non-compliance, and more.

Get the full details in our August 2017 Practice Update.

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July Practice Update

July 2017

Our July Practice Update covers the repeal of the 2% Temporary Budget Repair Levy, extension of the $20,000 SBE Immediate Deduction Threshold, simpler BAS coming soon, changes to the foreign resident withholding regime for sales of Australian real estate, and a change to deductions for personal super contributions.

Download the July Practice Update for all of the details. 

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superannuation reforms

Major Reforms to Superannuation Contribution Rules

There are a number of major superannuation reforms coming into place for the 2017-18 financial year.

These include changes to concessional and non-concessional cap changes, as well as satisfying Work Tests in respect of concessional and non-concessional contributions made to a fund.

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EOFY tax checklist 2017

EOFY Tax Checklist

To help get your tax affairs in order before the EOFY, check out our 2016-07 tax checklist for business and individuals.

Our checklist will help you get your tax affairs in order and covers strategies to help legitimately reduce your tax payable in the 2016-17 financial year.

Download the checklist below and contact our office if you need further assistance.

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June Practice Update

June 2017

The Government handed down the 2017/18 Federal Budget on Tuesday 9th May 2017. Our June Practice Update covers some key budget updates as well as social media tax scams, expanded eligibility criteria for a taxpayer to be considered a ‘Small Business Entity’, assessable interest on bank accounts, and more.

Download our June Practice Update for the full story.

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May Practice Update

May 2017

After a marathon few days of extended sittings, the Government finally managed to get its company tax cuts through the Senate, but it was not without compromise. This month’s Practice Update outlines the final changes to the law.

Download our May Practice Update for the full details.

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April 2017 Practice Update

April 2017

Reduction in FBT tax rate, tax officers helping small business,  lump sum payments received by healthcare practitioners, planned changes to GST on low value imported goods, and more.

Get the latest business and taxation news in our April Practice Update.

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