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Changes to the ‘backpacker tax’ From 1 January 2017, tax rates changed for working holiday makers who are in Australia on a 417 or 462 visa (these rates are known as ‘working holiday maker tax rates’). If a business employs a working holiday maker in Australia on a 417 or 462 visa, from 1 January…
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Government warns of ‘malicious’ myGov scammers   The Government has urged Australians to be vigilant regarding scammers who target ATO log-in details to commit tax fraud.
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ATO support for businesses in difficult times   The ATO has reminded taxpayers that it has a range of support available for small businesses experiencing difficult situations, such as natural disasters, mental health challenges or financial hardship. Depending on the business taxpayer’s circumstances, the ATO may be able to:
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Super is now following new employees   The ATO is reminding employers that, as of 1 November 2021, there is an extra step they may need to take to comply with the choice of super fund rules.
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Preparing for the new Director ID regime   As part of its Digital Business Plan, the Government announced the full implementation of the ‘Modernising Business Registers’ program. 
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Extra super step when hiring new employees   Employers may soon need to do something extra when a new employee starts to work for them.
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Extending administrative relief for companies to use technology   The Government has passed legislation renewing the temporary relief that allows companies to use technology to meet regulatory requirements under the Corporations Act 2001
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Reminder of superannuation caps indexation for 2022   From 1 July 2021, the superannuation contributions caps have been indexed for the 2022 income year.
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Super guarantee contribution due date for June 2021 quarter   The due date for employers to make super guarantee contributions for their employees for the June 2021 quarter is 28 July 2021.
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Many of our business clients like to review their tax position before the end of the income year and evaluate any strategies that may be available to legitimately reduce their tax.  Traditionally, year-end tax planning for small businesses is based around accelerating deductions and deferring income.  However, this year, consideration will also need to be…
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