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NEWS

  • 29th December, 2020

    ‘Age of paper invoices must end’, business lobbyists urge

  • 24th December, 2020

    FBT ‘not fit for the 21st century’: Tax Institute

  • 22nd December, 2020

    ‘Play the ball, not the man’: What to do when you face a professional complaint

  • 21st December, 2020

    Inspector-General of Taxation investigation opens door to cash flow boost, JobKeeper eligibility

  • 17th December, 2020

    $60bn costing error a lost opportunity to expand JobKeeper: Report

  • 16th December, 2020

    Profession revolts against proposed ATO deadline

  • 14th December, 2020

    Parliament passes new financial services protections for business

  • 11th December, 2020

    Coronavirus grants now tax-free

  • 9th December, 2020

    ATO puts work-related expense issue to bed

  • 7th December, 2020

    Court determines taxation issues in invalidity payment case

  • 2nd December, 2020

    ATO extends JobKeeper deadlines to account for the holidays

  • 1st December, 2020

    ATO extends JobKeeper deadlines ahead of Christmas, New Year

  • 27th November, 2020

    Tax, BAS agent education standards set for overhaul following landmark review

  • 26th November, 2020

    $3m in wages: WA meat worker jailed over tax fraud

  • 25th November, 2020

    Barriers to tax and financial advice costing economy $630bn: CPA Australia

  • 24th November, 2020

    $5m GST fraud sees conspirator jailed

  • 23rd November, 2020

    Tax watchdog sheds light into ATO covert audits

  • 19th November, 2020

    ATO urges businesses to be on the lookout for untrustworthy advisers

  • 17th November, 2020

    JobKeeper October declaration deadline extended due to outage

  • 12th November, 2020

    Small-business coronavirus grants set to be income tax-free under new bill

  • 11th November, 2020

    ‘Not a locked gate’: Tax watchdog cracks open cash flow boost, JobKeeper anomaly case

  • 9th November, 2020

    Small-business owner takes JobKeeper eligibility dispute to AAT

  • 5th November, 2020

    Federal Court imposes $40k fine on unregistered tax agent

  • 5th November, 2020

    BAS agents allowed to broaden SGC service offering

  • 2nd November, 2020

    Climate inaction could cost Australia 880,000 jobs, says Deloitte

  • 29th October, 2020

    Centrelink readies to resume debt recovery scheme

  • 28th October, 2020

    ATO reclaims $120m in JobKeeper payments from ineligible businesses

  • 27th October, 2020

    Tips to reawaken your business after hibernation

  • 26th October, 2020

    Victorian businesses to reopen: Who can resume operating and when?

  • 26th October, 2020

    JobKeeper extension: ATO answers your questions

  • 23rd October, 2020

    ASIC chair steps aside pending investigation

  • 21st October, 2020

    JobKeeper IR reforms instrumental to protecting jobs, review reveals

  • 19th October, 2020

    Businesses could be repaying JobKeeper if they’ve been overpaid

  • 19th October, 2020

    Accountants at risk under responsible lending reforms

  • 16th October, 2020

    ATO urged to rethink tax ruling overhaul

  • 16th October, 2020

    IPA calls on government to kick goals after delivering ‘reboot’ budget

  • 12th October, 2020

    ATO confirms end of cash flow boost measure

  • 12th October, 2020

    Commissioner registers new JobKeeper alternative test

  • 9th October, 2020

    Omnibus tax bill passes Parliament

  • 9th October, 2020

    Federal budget tax bill passes without amendments

  • 8th October, 2020

    JobKeeper deadlines near: ATO reminds employers of next steps

  • 7th October, 2020

    $26.7bn ‘instant expensing’ declared ‘biggest budget win’ for small business

  • 6th October, 2020

    RBA hands down rate decision for budget day

  • 6th October, 2020

    $27bn ‘game changer’ business tax break announced

  • 2nd October, 2020

    Tax concessions, FBT exemptions announced ahead of budget

  • 30th September, 2020

    Morrison government fronted on $1.5bn accountant advice scheme

  • 25th September, 2020

    ‘We’re all in this together’: Profession braces for JobKeeper workload

  • 24th September, 2020

    Government flags insolvency reform ahead of expected wave of closures

  • 23rd September, 2020

    Commissioner registers updated JobKeeper alternative tests

  • 22nd September, 2020

    ATO clarifies SMSF auditor obligations with NALE

  • 18th September, 2020

    New JobKeeper 2.0 rule removes ‘smorgasbord’ of attribution options

  • 16th September, 2020

    ATO guidance imminent as JobKeeper rules land

  • 15th September, 2020

    JobKeeper 2.0 rules released

  • 10th September, 2020

    ‘We’re in the people business’: Accountants lead mental health charge

  • 9th September, 2020

    ATO kicks off ‘soft’ debt collection restart

  • 7th September, 2020

    Melbourne-based accountants to keep their doors shut until end-October

  • 3rd September, 2020

    Accountants cautioned on decline in turnover certificates

  • 1st September, 2020

    JobKeeper 2.0 legislation passed

  • 27th August, 2020

    Profession to be relied on for post-JobKeeper turnover certificates

  • 26th August, 2020

    JobKeeper extension bill introduced

  • 25th August, 2020

    ATO confirms important issue on pension payments

  • 24th August, 2020

    ATO apologises for database failures

  • 20th August, 2020

    ATO could be doing your BAS soon, tax boss hints

  • 20th August, 2020

    1,000 ‘high-risk’ tax agents in TPB’s sights

  • 19th August, 2020

    ‘Doing nothing is not an option’: JobKeeper employee eligibility retest critical

  • 19th August, 2020

    Retesting JobKeeper: Employees doing nothing is not an option

  • 19th August, 2020

    ASIC obtains interim orders against sole director

  • 18th August, 2020

    Tribunal refuses stay order for terminated tax agent

  • 17th August, 2020

    ATO expands early access to super investigation to 2,000 applicants

  • 17th August, 2020

    JobKeeper rules changed, ATO guidance updated

  • 14th August, 2020

    High Court rules in favour of employers on personal leave accruals

  • 14th August, 2020

    Tax agent caught in tax evasion of over $3.3m

  • 13th August, 2020

    JobKeeper eligibility change to impact fortnight 10 under ‘one in, all in’ rule

  • 12th August, 2020

    Incoming ATO audits tipped to focus on JobKeeper, employer obligations

  • 7th August, 2020

    ATO pencils October start date for tax audits

  • 6th August, 2020

    Profession appeals for stage 4 workaround arrangements

  • 5th August, 2020

    ATO releases draft determination on in-house asset exclusion

  • 2nd August, 2020

    Victorian accountants sweat on stage 4 lockdown announcement

  • 31st July, 2020

    Plutus Payroll founder, principal conspirator heads to jail

  • 29th July, 2020

    The ATO has reviewed over 80 SMSF auditors through its top 100 and high-risk auditor program in the 2019–20 financial year

  • 29th July, 2020

    ‘Breach of transparency’: ATO called to disclose lodgement statistics

  • 28th July, 2020

    BAS agents defend service expansion plans

  • 24th July, 2020

    Government hints at tax cuts despite plunging tax revenue

  • 23rd  July, 2020

    ‘Triumph of bureaucratic, systems-based thinking’: JobKeeper anomaly left unaddressed

  • 21st July, 2020

    JobKeeper 2.0 payments, eligibility revealed

  • 16th July, 2020

    ATO records ‘biggest 1 July ever’ with 640% spike

  • 16th July, 2020

    Short-changed for lodging quarterly: A case study

  • 15th July, 2020

    ATO set to take firmer stance on admin penalties

  • 15th July, 2020

    Tax watchdog vows to inspect JobKeeper termination letters

  • 14th July, 2020

    Practitioners, clients disgruntled by ‘unfair and inequitable’ JobKeeper anomaly

  • 10th July, 2020

    ‘Keep your eyes wide open’ for zombie firm exodus

  • 8th July, 2020

    Tax-dodging accounting company, directors cop maximum ban from TPB

  • 7th July, 2020

    RBA makes first cash rate announcement for new financial year

  • 7th July, 2020

    JobKeeper, cash-flow boost delays dominate Inspector-General of Taxation complaints list

  • 6th July, 2020

    ‘Don’t go too hard, too early’: ATO cautioned as it eyes debt collection restart

  • 3rd July, 2020

    Family businesses warned on non-compliant COVID-19 loans

  • 2nd July, 2020

    ‘In dire need of reform’: GST, stamp duty overhaul backed by tax leaders

  • 2nd July, 2020

    ATO’s online systems fail on 1 July as early lodgers swarm

  • 30th June, 2020

    Government defers Div 7A, tax, superannuation start dates

  • 30th June, 2020

    NSW launches new $3k grants for small businesses