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Time Limits for Family Assistance Payments

The ATO has reminded practitioners with clients who want to claim family assistance payments for the 2014 financial year that they must lodge a claim with the Department of Human Services (Centrelink) by 30 June 2015 to be eligible.  The deadline applies to clients who intend to lodge a claim for: Family Tax Benefit Child Care Benefit Single Income Family …

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Are your contractors really employees?

Are your contractors really employees? The ATO continues to enjoy a high success rate challenging the treatment of contractors under the superannuation guarantee (SG) legislation.  Despite recent comments made by the Government that the ATO should ‘relax’ its approach to contractors, the ATO has no reason to simply walk away from such a potentially lucrative revenue stream – why would …

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Hands off our Superannuation!

As the government has belatedly identified a budget shortfall along with the failure of the mining tax to raise any real revenue, the $1.5 trillion superannuation industry has become a convenient target  to raise additional revenue from. Notwithstanding the recent announcement on increasing the tax rate for certain individuals, there is continuing media speculation that the fiddling with superannuation by …

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ATO COMPLIANCE 2012-13

WHAT INDIVIDUALS AND BUSINESSES SHOULD KNOW The ATO has published its Compliance program for 2012-13.  It has highlighted areas of focus for individuals, micro enterprises small to medium enterprises and large businesses. Over the coming year, the ATO says it will focus on the following compliance risks for individuals: incorrect or fraudulent refunds from over-claiming and deliberate fraud review of …

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