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Thursday, 26 November 2015

Tax deductions for website costs: Do you know the rules?

The Australian Tax Office recently released guidance for businesses on claiming tax deductions for website costs. by Terry Hayes

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Ho, ho, ho! Top tips for keeping the taxman happy this Christmas

Before you sip your first celebratory champagne, it would pay to have a chat to your accountant to ensure you know exactly where you stand tax-wise. by Mark Chapman

Friday, 13 November 2015

Tax reform can be managed as long as we are all part of the process

Tax reform is definitely needed, but a successful policy is noting without effective communication. by Peter Strong

Thursday, 5 November 2015

ATO clamps down on SMEs: 600 business and individuals to be reviewed this year

The tax affairs of hundreds of SMEs will be reviewed by the Australian Tax Office this financial year, as the tax office ramps up its efforts to recover what it believes could be a $3 billion shortfall due to tax evasion and misreporting. by Eloise Keating

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

ATO wipes off $2.6 billion in tax bills for big business

The Australian Tax Office wrote off $2.6 billion in tax liabilities for big businesses across the country last year as it sought to settle disputes instead of pursuing costly legal battles to recover the total amounts owed. by Renee Thompson

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Tax breaks will not encourage business innovation

Tax history is riddled with examples that illustrate the folly of seeking to promote one particular outcome. by Chris Evens

Monday, 2 November 2015

Trick or treat? When SME tax incentives aren't what they seem

How do you tell if tax incentives for SMEs are just tricks dressed up as treats? by Maree Caulfield

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Australia out of step with international trends and corporate tax rate above global average: Report

Australia’s corporate tax rate is higher than the global average, according to KPMG’s 2015 global tax rate survey. by Broede Carmody

Monday, 26 October 2015

Flatten super incentives to cut company tax: Report

Overhauling the superannuation system would be the easiest way to fix the budget’s bottom line and allow the federal government to cut company tax, according to a report published today by Deloitte. by Broede Carmody
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