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Tax and Employee Share Schemes – ESS

Employee share schemes (ESS) are an effective way of providing benefits to employees who perform well but they also come with a tax bill. Employee shares […][...]

Tax Crime

TPB: Tax Practitioners Board: Tax agent investigation and deregistration

The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) is dramatically increasing its tax agent investigations of tax agents leading to a consequent increase in deregistrations. The Australian Taxation Office […][...]

Tax Advice

Transfer Pricing – SMEs simplified rules

If you have international transactions with a related party – eg a loan from your foreign subsidiary – your Australian tax will be affected if the […][...]

Tax Advice

Tax Cryptocurrency: ICO income or capital?

As everyone knows, the taxation of cryptocurrency is a very grey area.  However, the ATO considers that cryptocurrency is a CGT asset (and not cash). Thus […][...]

Superannuation

Unpaid Superannuation Guarantee? Amnesty: Pay now and avoid SG penalties

Are you a business owner who has  been unable to make a superannuation guarantee (SG) payment for your employee?   The Turnbull government has announced an amnesty […][...]

Tax Advice

Buying overseas goods online? Be prepared to pay an extra 10% GST tax

Wonder why Amazon has blocked Australians from their US sites?  It is because from 1 July, goods bought online from overseas will incur a 10% GST […][...]

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