The individuals who participate in the share economy such as Uber, Deliveroo & Airbnb will no longer be able to escape their tax obligations as the government determines the implementation of a legislation for a new compulsory reporting regime.
Businesses have been given extra time to submit their Single Touch Payroll finalisation declaration this year as the ATO acknowledges the continuing impacts of COVID-19.
Employers who deliver training to employees who are to be made redundant will now be exempt from fringe benefits tax after the legislation passed through Parliament.
Australia has had its fair share of disasters over the last few years – drought, bushfires and floods – that have ramped up the volume of insurance claims. Most people would assume that if and when they need to claim on their insurance, the insurance payout covers the damage and is not income assessed for tax purposes – but this is not always the case.
If you worked from home during lockdown and spent money on work related items that were not reimbursed by your employer, you might be able to claim some of these expenses as a deduction – but not everything you purchase can be claimed.
Like most accountants, Pat Mannix is passionate about what matters to his business, and his clients.
In this ‘From the Trenches’ podcast, he chats about: the benefits of Family Trusts, accountants advising on SMSF’s and the service clients get.
There’s something for everyone in the 2021-22 federal budget! Big Cash Flow for Business Investments in Assets, Reduced Company Tax Rate, Low Income Offset to Continue, Residency Rules more objective, Positive Superannuation Changes and more.
Taxpayers defaulting on tax debts and lodgement requirements can soon expect contact from the ATO as it confirms the recommencement of its compliance actions in the wake of JobKeeper concluding.