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Making Sense of Taxes on Money You Get Back from Your Bank

Introduction: In a perfect world, banks would always do right by us, giving good advice and being transparent. But sometimes, they mess up. When this happens, regulators step in to fix things and compensate those who get hurt. If you find yourself getting money back from your bank, you might wonder if you have to … Continue reading Making Sense of Taxes on Money You Get Back from Your Bank

The World of Stapled Super Funds

Introduction: In the world of superannuation, Stapled Super Funds have changed the game, making things simpler for employers and employees. Let’s break down what you need to know about Stapled Super Funds and how they affect your money. Understanding Stapled Super Funds: In the past, changing jobs often meant dealing with different super accounts and … Continue reading The World of Stapled Super Funds

Business Owner’s Guide to Australian Tax Depreciation Incentives

Introduction: Depreciation can be a tricky topic for business owners, especially when it involves different rules and thresholds. But in Australia, the tax office (ATO) has introduced some helpful incentives to make things simpler. These incentives can help businesses lower their taxable income and pay less in taxes. This guide breaks down the key incentives: … Continue reading Business Owner’s Guide to Australian Tax Depreciation Incentives

Income Tax Exemptions for Not-for-Profit Organisations

Introduction: In the dynamic landscape of not-for-profit (NFP) organisations, understanding the intricacies of income tax exemptions is crucial for financial sustainability. This blog aims to shed light on the factors that determine whether your NFP is exempt from income tax, the various types of exempt organisations, and the steps involved in assessing your eligibility. Determining … Continue reading Income Tax Exemptions for Not-for-Profit Organisations

Choosing and Managing Your Superannuation

Introduction: Understanding and effectively managing your superannuation is crucial for securing a comfortable retirement. This guide provides a comprehensive overview of key considerations when choosing a super fund, how to communicate your choice to your employer, eligibility criteria, types of funds available, stapled super funds, nominating beneficiaries, and utilizing ATO online services. Overview Choosing the … Continue reading Choosing and Managing Your Superannuation

Small Businesses Dealing with Taxes

Introduction: Running a business comes with responsibilities, and one big one is paying taxes on time. But, sometimes, small businesses face money challenges. In those times, making a plan to pay taxes over time can be a smart move. Let’s talk about when and how small businesses should think about making a tax payment plan … Continue reading Small Businesses Dealing with Taxes

A Guide to Keeping Impeccable Investment Records

Introduction: Investing wisely is not only about making sound financial decisions but also about maintaining meticulous records. Keeping accurate and organised records of your investments is crucial for reporting income, claiming deductions, and ensuring compliance with tax regulations. In this blog post, we’ll explore the essential records you should maintain, why they are important, and … Continue reading A Guide to Keeping Impeccable Investment Records

A Comprehensive Guide for Australians Moving Abroad or Coming to Australia

Introduction Embarking on a journey to live, study, or holiday in Australia, or considering a move overseas, comes with not only exciting prospects but also important considerations regarding tax residency. Understanding how your residency status impacts the tax you pay is crucial to ensure compliance with Australian tax laws. In this blog post, we will … Continue reading A Comprehensive Guide for Australians Moving Abroad or Coming to Australia

Your Simple Guide to Declaring Income on Your Taxes

Introduction: Understanding which income to tell the taxman about can feel like finding your way through a maze. In this blog, we’ll break down the different types of income you might have and make it easier to report them correctly on your tax return. Money from Work: Your job is where you get your main … Continue reading Your Simple Guide to Declaring Income on Your Taxes

Latest Guidance on Research and Development (R&D) Claims

Introduction: Let’s talk about recent updates from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) regarding Research and Development (R&D) tax incentives. They’ve raised concerns about businesses claiming these incentives in ways that might not be fair or right. Two new alerts, TA 2023/4 and TA 2023/5, highlight specific issues—let’s break them down in simpler terms. Taxpayer Alert … Continue reading Latest Guidance on Research and Development (R&D) Claims