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Tax Residency

Are you an Australian working overseas? Your residency status will affect your liability to tax on foreign earned income

A recent case in the AAT concerned an individual working in Oman, who successfully claimed to be a non-resident of Australia, despite being domiciled in Australia […][…]

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Tax Crime: Failure to Lodge Tax Returns

Did you know that the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) can prosecute you for failure to lodge a tax return and, even worse, if you are convicted, […][…]

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Tax fraud can lead to prison

Tax fraud or evasion is treated very seriously by the courts.  There are close to 100 serious criminal tax offence matters currently before the courts for […][…]

Tax Advice

Tax: employee or contractor?

It is critical you correctly classify a worker as either an ‘employee’ or a ‘contractor’. If your worker is in fact an employee there are significant […][…]

Superannuation

SMSF: co-trustee not acting properly? Take action immediately

Superannuation legislation does not deal with the situation of one trustee behaving improperly in relation to their Self Managed Super Fund (SMSF) obligations and the other […][…]

Superannuation

Superannuation: SMSF – LRBAs – Non-arm’s length income

One of the benefits of a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) is the  15% tax rate. However if income is ‘non-arm’s length’, the income will be subject to […][…]

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