Small and medium enterprises (SME’s) with tax debts owed to the Australian Tax Office are likely to start feeling pressure to repay those debts by now. The ATO is expected to start ramping up actions to get those debts repaid. Debts to the ATO mounted up to $35.3 billion in the 2013-14 period and that […]
It’s that time of the year again, filing for taxes and making the most of tax deductions. It also marks the end of the financial year. It’s the time of sending paperwork to their respective accountants, the time when their tax returns must be compiled. Finding needed receipts can be a hassle if not a […]
The Australian federal budget changes announced on May 12th had many positive points as well as several negative points that you might have missed if you did not pay close attention and read the details.
Federal Budget 2015
On the negative side, the federal budget axed large portions of the money devoted to combating climate change. Abbott’s […]
Tax strategies for investment property and business expenses
The tax season is undoubtedly a stressful time for most of us. That is why we always hear advices from the experts to start planning ahead of the taxation deadlines to avoid any hassle. Early preparations can also help assure that we take possible advantages of all possible tax deductions that we can avail of.
Are you aware that there are possible tax deductions from investments in properties? Of course, it is a common knowledge that those deductions abound for business owners as well. Here are simple tips that can be of guidance for all us prior to the tax season for the next year and for the coming years to come.
During tax season, it is quite normal to see business owners get drowned by numerous paper requirements. This is the time when most companies start considering and reviewing every possible entitlement or eligibility for any potential claim. When business taxes are prepared, most firms aim to lower tax payables so that profits will be bolstered.
Beware! Tax collectors are now more stringent when it comes to cracking down on tax evaders. Those companies with offshore assets or accounts are particularly advised to be more vigilant. If you think your business has activities or projects that may be considered illegitimate, you should immediately seek advice from the Australian Tax Office (ATO). […]