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The work-related expenses tax gap

[print-me] On 12 July 2018, the ATO published the income tax gap for ‘individuals not in business’, comprising around 9.6 million individuals who are not in business and earn income from salary and wages and investments. The estimated net tax gap for these individuals...

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Tax Fundamentals: What advice can I rely on?

[print-me] In 2015, the Government released its tax White paper titled ‘Re:think Tax discussion paper’. As part of the discussion on complexity, the paper noted: In the 1950s Australia had a tax system made up of around 1,080 pages of tax law. … Now we have more than...

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SG Amnesty: Q&A

Background On 24 May 2018, the Government announced a one-off, 12-month Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty (the Amnesty), and introduced legislation into Parliament, which allows non-complying employers to self-correct any unpaid superannuation guarantee (SG) amounts...

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The New Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty

[print-me] On 24 May 2018, the Government announced a one-off, 12-month amnesty (the Amnesty), and introduced legislation into Parliament, which allows non-complying employers to self-correct any unpaid superannuation guarantee (SG) amounts dating back to 1992. This...

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Post Budget Observations

[print-me] The Treasurer, Scott Morrison, delivered his third Federal Budget on 8 May 2018. The detailed tax measures contained in the 2018–19 Federal Budget are set out in our comprehensive Budget Summary which is available here. The detail of each of the Budget...

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