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Tax scam warning issued to consumers

Date: 17 Jul 2014, Filed under: Taxation law

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and Australian Taxation Office (ATO) are warning consumers and businesses to watch out for scammers...

ATO to fast track refunds for bushfire victims

Date: 23 Jan 2013, Filed under: Taxation law

Refunds will be fast tracked for people directly affected by bushfires and they will have additional time to lodge activity statements.

No receipts needed for bushfire disaster relief fund donations up to $10

Date: 14 Jan 2013, Filed under: Taxation law

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has stated that people can claim donations up to $10 made to disaster relief funds for the recent bushfires in their 2013...

Over 400 individuals and companies convicted for tax and super offences

Date: 11 Dec 2012, Filed under: Superannuation & Elder Law, Taxation law

In the last quarter, 465 individuals and companies were convicted for tax and superannuation criminal offences resulting in over $1.56 million in fines...

Early access to SMSF money included in taxpayer's assessable income

Date: 14 Nov 2012, Filed under: Superannuation & Elder Law, Taxation law

The AAT has upheld the Commissioner's decision to count money withdrawn from a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) in breach of the SIS Act as part...

Validity of Directors' Penalty Notices for $1m upheld

Date: 12 Nov 2012, Filed under: Taxation law

The NSW Supreme Court has upheld the validity of Directors' Penalty Notices issued to a company director in respect of unpaid PAYG liabilities of close...

ATO Decision Impact Statements: Qantas and Barrow

Date: 09 Nov 2012, Filed under: Taxation law

Decision on FCT v Qantas Airways Limited and Re Barrow and FCT. Impact statement on both decisions.

Vic stamp duty: property in children's names transferred to parents – no duty exemption

Date: 08 Nov 2012, Filed under: Taxation law, Property

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has affirmed a stamp duty assessment issued to husband and wife taxpayers (parents) in relation to the...

Changes to the Australian Business Register

Date: 30 Oct 2012, Filed under: Taxation law

The ATO has advised that the Australian Business Register (ABR) will upgrade its services on 26 November 2012 to simplify business start-ups. As a consequence,...

Super contributions tax for incomes above $300,000 to be levied on individuals

Date: 20 Sep 2012, Filed under: Banking & Finance, Taxation law

In a keynote address to The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia’s National SMSF Conference in Sydney this morning [Thur 20.9.2012], ATO Assistant...


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