In the 2019–20 Budget, the government announced that Single Touch Payroll (STP) would be expanded to include additional information.
Throughout March, the ATO sent letters to directors who are potentially in breach of their obligations to ensure that the company they represent has met its PAYG withholding, superannuation guarantee charge, or GST obligations.
It’s a great headline isn’t it? Spend $100 and get a $120 tax deduction. Days after the Federal Budget announcement that businesses will be able to claim a 120% deduction for expenditure on training and technology costs, we started receiving marketing emails encouraging us to spend now to access the deduction.
A series of reforms and changes will commence on 1 July 2022. Here’s what is coming up:
The Government temporarily halved the excise and excise equivalent customs duty rates for petrol, diesel and all other petroleum-based products (except aviation fuels) for 6 months from 30 March 2022 until 28 September 2022.
The ATO have issued a press release indicating their current approach on debt collection. They want taxpayers to engage with them, ie respond to calls, set up a payment plan or expect firm action.
As we approach the end of the financial year, there are a number of smart strategies you could consider to help streamline your finances and legitimately reduce your tax liability.
It can be lonely at the top of the food-chain when you're running your own business. As the owner manager, the buck stops with you and that can result in pressures from all aspects of the business.
ATO getting about as serious as they can get with their non-public debt recovery measures.