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12/12/2019 - Home

New ATO Systems in January

The ATO will be merging its two accounting systems over the Christmas break facilitating further improvements into next year.

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12/12/2019 - Home

ATO Commissioner says

ATO Commissioner releases a public statement to Tax Professionals.......a vital part of the system......has ensured the success of some important improvements to our systems and services.

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19/11/2019 - Home

Selling into New Zealand - NZ GST

If an Australian supplier sells more than NZ$60,000 into New Zealand per year and sells goods valued less than NZ$1,000 each, then they must register with Inland Revenue Department of New Zealand as a GST Payer only.

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17/11/2019 - Home

Bushfire Affected Areas

If your business or residential address is in one of the identified postcodes affected by the bushfires, the ATO will automatically grant a two month deferral for activity statement lodgments and payments due.

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15/11/2019 - Home

ATO disclosure of tax debts to Cred

On 16 October, the Government passed law which allows the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to disclose tax debt information of businesses to registered credit reporting bureaus (CRBs)

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14/11/2019 - Home

Redundancy and Early Retirement

Tax Law amended to extend the concessional taxation treatment to amounts paid for genuine redundancy and early retirement to individuals who are 65 or more years of age provided the dismissal or retirement occurs before they reach pension age

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12/11/2019 - Home

ATO explains myGovID status

ATO explains the current status of their development and use of myGovID and what they are doing about the exceptions

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08/11/2019 - Home

Directors of ICB Australia 2020

The Board of ICB Australia requires consideration of re-election of one candidate and possibly election of two new candidates

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06/11/2019 - Home

Course for Advisors from FWO

Accessorial Liability applies to advisers who help employers breach Fair Work laws. This course from FWO seeks to assist in preventing such breaches.

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05/11/2019 - Home

Old ATO Portals close

ATO announces closure of the older Portals as most have moved to the new Online Services

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