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Tax Debt

Remission of the general interest charge – the tax consequences

The ATO imposes a general interest charge for late payments. You can ask for this to be remitted. If it is, you may have to pay tax on the remitted amount.[…]

Tax Debt

Setting up your sole trader business for success

Being a sole trader can be hard, and it can be difficult to manage your cash flow. Find out how to make sure there’s always enough money to pay your taxes.[…]


Superannuation funds not yours until you retire

One of the biggest mistakes you can make as a trustee/member of a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (“SMSF”) is to treat the fund’s money like your own […][…]

Tax Advice

SME Business Protection – Tax Tips – Chinese Community

In a recent seminar for members of the Chinese community on SME Business Protection, Tania Waterhouse, taxation and superannuation specialist, gave helpful tax tips.  Tania focussed on […][…]

Tax Audit

Why a notice of estimate of liability from the ATO means trouble

If you don’t lodge your activity statement or SGC statement, the ATO can estimate your tax liability and charge very high penalties (75-90%) for doing so.[…]

Tax Audit

Don’t get caught out by an ATO default assessment

An ATO default assessment is bad news, particularly because there is a 75-90% penalty charged on top of the tax. Find out more about it in this article.[…]



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