Newsletter – November 2019

Sometimes, essential tax records are missing or even destroyed. But all is not lost, as there is a “plan B” that can be put into affect, so we run through the options to help your tax outcome. The investment strategy of any SMSF is not “set-and-forget”, and if not...

Newsletter, October 2019

Deductible work-related expenses are always tempting to chase down, but to stay out of trouble with the ATO it’s always good to have fact sorted from fiction. We also look at the special CGT rules that apply when spouses have different residences. There’s an...

Newsletter – September 2019

Property developers often feel the gaze of the ATO on their activities, so we look at what could be getting its attention. Still on residences, we look at some little known facts about the CGT exemption that generally, but not always, applies to inherited homes. Also...

Newsletter – August 2019

Heading overseas for that trip of a lifetime? There could be a few simple steps you can take to ensure all is in order tax-wise, both while you’re away and after you return. We also look at trust distribution resolutions, whether your backyard projects are considered...

Newsletter – July 2019

When a loan is paid out early, it can sometimes trigger a penalty interest charge. There are circumstances where this charge can be tax deductible, but also many instances where this is not the case. A new tax ruling teases out the likely outcomes. This new income...

Newsletter – June 2019

With Tax Time 2019 just around the corner, we run over the sort of substantiation that the ATO expects for work-related deductions that taxpayers claim. We also look at Taxable Payments Annual Reports, and the new industries that these cover starting this year. Also...