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Home office deductions Part 1: What substantiation will the ATO accept?

Monday 20 March 2017

Home office expense claims are subject to the same general substantiation requirements as other deductions – that… Read more

Shopping for a luxury car? Beware of the luxury car tax

Saturday 18 March 2017

You can judge whether a car is luxury or not, according to the government, if it costs more than $64,132 for 2016-17.  … Read more

Taxpayer denied deduction for work expenses of $60,000

Thursday 16 March 2017

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has confirmed that a mechanical engineer with a PhD qualification was not entitled… Read more

More time to resolve income payments to SMSF

Tuesday 14 March 2017

In a previous article we advised that the ATO was asking individuals and trustees who may have diverted personal services… Read more

Income from Uber? ATO is watching

Wednesday 8 February 2017

The ATO has announced a new data-matching program involving ride-sourcing providers such as Uber.Under the program, the… Read more

Admin penalties of 75% for failing to lodge FBT returns

Monday 6 February 2017

In a clear indicator of the seriousness of Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) liabilities, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT)… Read more