The small business tax concessions

The small business tax concessions

Print this article:   In May 2018, the Board of Taxation (the Board) commenced a review of the small business tax concessions (the Review). Dr Mark Pizzacalla, the Chair of the Review and a member of the Board, recently confirmed in a TaxBanter Tax Yak Podcast...
Expats with student loans — ATO data matching

Expats with student loans — ATO data matching

Print this article:   On 5 July 2019, the ATO published a Gazette Notice titled Notice of a Data Matching Program advising that the ATO will acquire overseas movement data from the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) for individuals with an existing Higher Education...
‘Carry forward’ concessional contributions cap

‘Carry forward’ concessional contributions cap

Background The measure to allow individuals to carry forward their unused concessional contributions (‘CC’) cap from previous financial years to a later year (‘the carry forward rule’) was announced on 3 May 2016 as part of the Government’s Superannuation Reform...
Uber v Taxis

Uber v Taxis

Print this article: Background Since the Federal Court confirmed in 2017 that an Uber driver was supplying taxi travel for the purposes of the GST Act when he was operating as an uberX Partner, there has been a cloud of doubt hanging over whether employers are...