ATO actions on trusts

ATO actions on trusts

The ATO says that it recognises that most trusts are used appropriately and for legitimate purposes. It says it will continue to help those who make genuine mistakes or are uncertain about how the law applies to their circumstances. But even so, the ATO has a number...
Renting out part or all of your home

Renting out part or all of your home

If you rent out part or all of your home, the rent money you receive is generally regarded as assessable income. This means: you must declare your rental income in your income tax return, and you can claim deductions for the associated expenses you may not be entitled...
How to Claim for Motor Vehicle Expenses

How to Claim for Motor Vehicle Expenses

A key topic regarding tax deductions is claiming expenses for a car. The following notes outline the most important points when it comes to claiming a deduction for motor vehicle expenses. Of course, every person’s circumstances may be different, but the following...
The ATO – Warning Time

The ATO – Warning Time

It is warning time as The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is closing in fast on everyone who doesn’t properly declare their income and pay the correct amount of tax. As your Tax Accountants, we want to help you be aware of what the ATO is doing and how you can...