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March 2016

In this issue; DHS specified benefits and entitlements data matching, Buyers to withhold tax for ATO when buying certain properties, GST implications when employer pays for a super fund's expense, Taxpayer not a 'share trader' despite substantial share trades, Inactive Trusts - ABNs to be cancelled. Download the PDF newsletter

February 2016

In this issue; ATO announces two important data matching protocols, Tax help for people affected by recent bushfires, Warning to employers to withhold tax from some car allowances, Taxpayer misses out on small business CGT concession, March quarter GIC AND SIC rates, Extra time for foreign investors to register agricultural land.Download the PDF newsletter

December 2015

In this issue; Reminder of small business tax cuts, ATO supporting small business to implement SuperStream,ATO reviewing taxable payments annual reports, Guidance regarding the payment of death benefits, ATO'S Visa Data Matching Program.Download the PDF newsletter

November 2015

In this issue; Immediate deductibilty of capital start-up expenses, Claimable business related start up costs,Data matching program-on eBay online sales,New multi-agency approach to fight serious financial crimes,ATO and United States IRS share bank information, Small Business Protection from unfair contract terms, ATO moves on cafes & restaurants, The ATO and its regulation of SMSF's. Download the PDF newsletter

October 2015

In this issue; GST on all (Taxable) online transactions from 1 July 2017, NZ changes to GST imports to affect our exporters, Taxpayers can apply to the ATO for a market value ruling, Holiday rentals under the microscope, Credit and debit cards data matching program, ATO warns about doing your own valuation, Pay GST instalments quarterly and report annually, GIC and SIC rates for the 2015 December quarter Download the PDF newsletter

September 2015

In this issue; ATO's apps and other online tools; The ATO's new approach to dispute resolution; ATO data matching program - visa holders; New guidance from ATO regarding GST for Uber (and Similar) drivers; Registering an SMSF for an ABN. Download the PDF newsletter

August 2015

In this issue; Data matching to be expanded on individual returns, Three more tax changes for small business, Reasonable Overtime Meal Allowance Amounts -2015/16, Builders and contractors annual payment report, Change to the way taxpayers claim work -related car expense deductions, 81 year-old WA pensioner loses $110,000 in tax scam, Tax support service for drought affected communities, Employee share scheme changes, Telstra 2014 share buy-back. Download the PDF newsletter