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State and Federal COVID-19 support
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ATO extends COVID-19 relief for SMSFs
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Treasury consults on increase to charities financial reporting threshold
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Greenhouse gas emission by country since 1880
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ATO announces STP Phase 2 blanket deferral
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Reminder: super changes for the 2021 financial year
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Recontributions of COVID-19 early released super
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Working from home during a COVID-19 lockdown: Can you claim a tax deduction for rent?
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Lockdowns and mental health
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Unemployment rate falls to 12-year low
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ATO issues warning to first-time investors
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World's largest armies 1816 - 2020
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Extra 'super' step when hiring new employees
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Pitfalls and proposed changes in the use of R&D tax incentives
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Government expands SME loan scheme eligibility
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COVID-19 disaster payments to be tax-free: Prime Minister Scott Morrison
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‘Nowhere to hide’: New gig economy reporting regime set to debut
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Hardship priority processing of tax returns
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ATO Small Business Newsroom - July / August
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Videos and other resources for our clients
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‘Mammoth consequences’: ATO’s NALI ruling draws ire from accountants
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Superannuation Guarantee Rates Reminder
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NSW support measures, plus update for payroll tax.
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Tax Time Checklists - Individuals; Company; Trust; Partnership; and Super Funds
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Year-end tax planning
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Home Office & end of 2021 tax year
Article archive
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Quarter 4 October - December 2015
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Quarter 4 October - December 2014
Quarter 2 of, 2017 archive
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‘Bank-like heists’ make way for new wave of cyber crime
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ATO reports on key contraventions for 2016-17
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ATO, mid-tiers warn on common expenses myths
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SMSF trustees told to take action on contributions
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Higher instant asset write-off threshold for small business extended
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Australian population figures
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New data points to spiralling retirement costs
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Personal insolvency numbers spike across Australia
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ATO cracking down on taxable fringe benefits
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Intangible capital improvements made to a pre-CGT asset
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The three core pillars of this year's budget
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Federal Budget - 2017-18 - Overview
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Does your business import or export goods and services?
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Federal Budget - 2017-18 - Budget documents
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When does an asset cost less than $20,000? Depreciating assets: composite items
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ATO finalises guidance for capped defined income streams
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Warning on trap with trust deed updates
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2011 Census - what was the make up of your area?
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It’s no secret that Australians have some of the largest houses in the world.
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Resources on our site to help you and your family.
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ATO defends approach to SG compliance
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Essential steps for SMSF clients before 30 June
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New tax incentives for early stage investors
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FBT Reminder – Odometer Reading
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ATO on 'aggressive' debt recovery hunt
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More ATO downtime looms ahead of tax time
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Tax debt release applications refused
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Troublesome tax system overhaul picks up speed
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Government to ‘put to bed’ uncertainties with TRIS
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Travel expense and transport of bulky tools claim denied
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New law sheds light on global tax issues
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Report tips housing price spikes to wipe out super savings
State and Federal COVID-19 support

 

The following links are to the latest state and federal government plans, schemes, programs, and initiatives to help businesses and individuals manage the impact of yet more COVID-19 restrictions.

 

 

 

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

 

VICTORIA

 

NSW

 

QLD

 

ACT

 

South Australia

 

WA

 

TAS

 

NT

 

 

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