The new personal tax cuts

The new personal tax cuts

Print this article: The legislative journey of the personal tax cuts The Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Relief So Working Australians Keep More Of Their Money) Act 2019 (the 2019 Act) passed the Senate without amendment on 4 July 2019 and received Royal Assent as Act...
STP myth-busting

STP myth-busting

Print this article:   Starting to report through STP We are now at the pointy end of implementing STP reporting which has applied to substantial employers (20 or more employees as at 1 April 2018) since 1 July 2018 but has been expanded to include small employers...
New instant asset write-off

New instant asset write-off

Print this article: Background Small business entities (SBEs) may choose to apply the simplified depreciation provisions and calculate deductions for the decline in value of their depreciating assets under Subdiv 328-D of the ITAA 1997 instead of Div 40. This requires...
Labor’s tax and superannuation policies

Labor’s tax and superannuation policies

Print this article: Note: This blog article was edited on 17/04/19 to include recent developments. Timing of election This year, Australian voters will elect members of the 46th Parliament. According to s. 28 of the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act, an...
MYEFO 2018–2019

MYEFO 2018–2019

Print this article: On 17 December 2018, the Government released the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2018–19 (MYEFO). The MYEFO provides updated information on the Government’s fiscal position and includes policy decisions taken since the 2018–19 Federal Budget...