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September 2016

In this issue; $20,000 write off is only available for small business unless..., What types of legal expenses are allowable as tax deductions?, Borrowed money to pay a business tax debt? Is the interest deductible?, Setting up a SMSF: What you need to know, When is refinancing loan interest deductible to a partnership? Download the PDF newsletter


August 2016

In this issue; Update on the government's superannuation program, Tax time is prime time for scams, The 'sharing economy' in the ATO's sights, Latest ATO benchmarks released, Cents per km deduction rate for motor vehicle expenses, Overtime Meal Allowance Amounts, Div.7A benchmark interest rate, CGT: 2016/17 Improvement threshold. Download the PDF newsletter

July 2016

In this issue; ATO focuses on rental property owners, Case Studies - Holiday home not genuinely available for rent, Incorrect claims for a newly purchased rental property and false claims, Apportioning expenses between joint owners of a property, GIC AND SIC rates for the 2016 September quarter, Car depreciation limit for 2016/17, Goods taken from stock for private use: 2015/16, ATO's deadline for non-arm's length LRBAs extended, Tax implications for the sharing economy, SuperStream deadline extended! Download the PDF newsletter


June 2016 Checklist - Individual

In this issue; Tax saving strategies prior to 1 July 2016, Common work-related claims made by individuals, Information required.Download the PDF newsletter

June 2016 Checklist - Business

In this issue;Maximising deductions for non-SBE taxpayers, Prepayment strategies - non- SBE, Accelerating expenditure - non - SBE, Accrued expenditure - non- SBE, Maximising deductions for SBE taxpayers, Accelerating expenditure - SBE, Prepayment strategies - SBE, Information Required. Download the PDF newsletter

June 2016

In this issue; 2016/17 Federal Budget, SMSFs and Collectables - last opportunity to comply !, ATO's continuing focus on trust property developers, New Simpler BAS on the way, ATO reminder about 30 June SuperStream deadline, ATO warns about iTunes scammers Download the PDF newsletter

May 2016

In this issue; Impending blowout from the leaked 'Panama Papers', Gold Coast businesses under the ATO's microscope, ATO - SuperStream deadline rapidly approaching, ATO's 'High risk industries' for super guarantee, Lifestyle assets and CGT, New rules for selling property over $2 million, Contractor payments data matching program. Download the PDF newsletter