Inside this month's Your Knowledge Update, we look at the key areas the ATO will be scrutinizing in your tax returns and the geographical areas they will be visiting as part of a nationwide crackdown on the black economy. Download this month's issue here - Your Knowledge Update - June 2019.
Inside this month's Your Knowledge Update, we explore what a change in Government might mean and the outcome of of the Budget announcements. Download this month's issue here -Your Knowledge Update - May 2019
Topping up your Super by “Downsizing” your Family Home From the 1st of July this year, it is possible for retirees to make an additional contribution to their superannuation from the proceeds of “downsizing” their family home. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone aged over 65 to top up their super balance by up [...]
Superannuation Contributions for 2018/2019 The contributions that a member can make into a superannuation fund will depend on whether those contributions are classified as “concessional” or ”non-concessional contributions”. Concessional contributions refer to contributions made with before tax dollars while non-concessional contributions refer to contributions made with after tax dollars. For example. Employer contributions including salary- [...]
In this month's Your Knowledge Update we review when you can take your super, new minimum pay rates and the $10k limit on cash payments to business. Download this month's issue here - Your Knowledge Update - July 2018.
In this month's Your Knowledge Update we look at how the super guarantee amnesty for employers will work, outline changes coming your way from 1st July 2018 and kick around some EOFY tips. Download this month's issue here - Your Knowledge Update - June 2018.
In this month's Your Knowledge Update we look at what the ATO's statistics reveal about Australians and review proposed CGT legislation that has potentially serious tax implications for expats and foreign residents who own residential property in Australia. Download this month's issue here - Your Knowledge Update - May 2018
Operations of Transfer Balance Cap From 1 July 2017, the amount of super balance you can transfer from your accumulation account into retirement phase is subject to a limit known as the Transfer Balance Cap. For the 2017-18 financial year, this limit is set at $1.6 million. Every year after, the cap will be indexed [...]
In this month's Your Knowledge Update we look at what you should know in relation to Single Touch Payroll, if you should use the new super measures when you buy/sell your home and which tax deductions are being closely scrutinised by the Taxation Office. Download this month's issue here - Your Knowledge Update - April 2018.
Single Touch Payroll Starting from 1st July 2018, Single Touch Payroll (STP) will be mandatory for businesses that have 20 or more employees on 1st April 2018. Draft legislation proposes extending mandatory STP reporting to businesses with 19 or less employees from 1st July 2019, however these employers are able to voluntarily op-in beforehand. [...]