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Are Your Contractors Really Employees?

Are Your Contractors Really Employees?

Two landmark cases before the High Court highlight the problem of identifying whether a worker is an independent contractor or employee for tax and superannuation purposes.

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( Posted in: Tax )

What is a Director Identification Number? | Why do I Need a DIN?

What is a Director Identification Number? | Why do I Need a DIN?

Pat Mannix talks about Director Identification Numbers (DIN). What is a DIN? Why do the directors of Australian companies need one? What date do you need to apply by? Pat answers all of these questions in this informative short video.

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( Posted in: Tax )

Professional Services Firm Profits Guidance Finalised

Professional Services Firm Profits Guidance Finalised

The Australian Taxation Office’s finalised position on the allocation of profits from professional firms starts on 1 July 2022.

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Pandemic Leave Disaster Payments rules change

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payments rules change

The rules for the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment, the payment accessible to those who have lost work because they have had to self-isolate with COVID-19, or are caring for someone who contracted it, changed on 18 January 2022. 

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( Posted in: Tax )

Year of the Tiger: Roaring or Bellowing?

Year of the Tiger: Roaring or Bellowing?

The 2022 Luna New Year, Year of the Tiger, is courage and bravery. It is a year to drive out evil and one of momentum and change. The message; walk boldly with courage. And it seems the Reserve Bank Governor is aligned with this sentiment.

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( Posted in: Community )

PCR and RAT tests to be tax deductible, FBT free

PCR and RAT tests to be tax deductible, FBT free

The Treasurer has announced that PCR and rapid antigen tests (RAT) will be tax deductible for individuals and exempt from fringe benefits tax (FBT) for employers if purchased for work purposes.

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( Posted in: Tax )

ATO assistance for those with overdue payments and lodgments

ATO assistance for those with overdue payments and lodgments

A reminder has been released from the Australian Taxation Office to advise that there is help available for those who are currently not up to date with their payment and lodgment obligations.

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( Posted in: Tax )

Understanding Your Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet Statements

Understanding Your Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet Statements

As a business owner it’s crucial that you keep track of your finances. You don’t need to be an expert on all the reporting if you have a bookkeeper who assists you, but you do need to keep an eye on two key reports to know that you have control of your company’s financial health.

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( Posted in: Tax )