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How to Access Your Annual PAYG Information in 2019

How to Access Your Annual PAYG Information in 2019

As of 2019, there are a few changes to the way you can access the information necessary to do your tax return. These changes can be confusing. A lot of people are unaware that there have even been changes at all. Here is how you can get your Annual PAYG Information for your 2019 tax […]

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Which Expenses Will the ATO Target in 2019 Tax Returns?

Which Expenses Will the ATO Target in 2019 Tax Returns?

In Australia last year, 14 million people lodged tax returns, receiving tens of billions of dollars. False claims, however, cost the ATO approximately $1.5 billion and so, with a better computer system than ever, they are clamping down on certain expenses which people are known to erroneously claim on. The ATO has warned that this […]

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Your 2019 Tax Return: How to Do Your Taxes in 2019

Compiling your 2019 tax return? Wondering how to do your taxes in 2019? Well, read on… For a lot of people, the end of the financial year can be a very stressful time. Getting your finances in order can take up a lot of time you don’t have; sorting through and collating relevant documents is […]

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Your Tax Return 2019: How to Lodge Your Tax Online

Nowadays, everything is going online, including your tax lodgement, which can make the process very simple.  There are several benefits to doing your tax return lodgement online: You can do it from the comfort of your own homeYou can complete it whenever is most convenient to you If you only have time to complete your […]

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Tips to Help Maximise Your 2019 Tax Refund

Want to know how to maximise your 2019 tax refund? You’ll be pleased to know that identifying and claiming eligible tax deductions isn’t as hard as it might first seem. We’ve outlined some simple tips below. Keep Good Records Good tax records are your secret to many tax deductions. If you have an organised system […]

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The Complete Guide to FIFO Tax Deductions

There a number of tax deductions available to FIFO employees, and it can be quite difficult to sort out what you’re eligible for. To help cut through the confusion, we’ve compiled a list of tax deductions that all FIFO workers need to be aware of. We’ve spent over 20 years helping FIFO employees to maximise […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Claiming Tools on Tax

Claiming tax deductions for the cost of tools purchased for work-related activities is a great way to boost your refund amount. Claiming tools on tax can be a bit of a murky area, so it’s good to have access to some professional advice if required when you’re sorting through what you can and can’t claim. […]

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The Phase Out of the Medical Expenses Tax Offset

The removal of the Medical Expense Offset is something the Government has been able to implement and keep under the public radar resulting in minimal public or political outcry without much outcry from the public.  The Medical Expense Offset has been gradually phased out since 2013, and it will be completely phased out by 2019. […]

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Tax Deductions for Hospitality Workers

Members of the hospitality industry, including waiters, bartenders, chefs, kitchen hands and other professionals have a number of industry-specific tax deductions available to them. We know that shift-work, late nights, early starts and the pressure of the industry make it difficult to get your taxes in order. To help the people that provide us with […]

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Rental Properties – Repairs & Maintenance vs Capital Improvements

As housing prices soar, more and more people are purchasing rental properties as investments to secure their future. Most taxpayers understand that the construction costs incurred while building a new rental property are capitalised, and therefore claimed over a number of years. What isn’t understood is the topic of what can and cannot be claimed […]

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