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March 18, 2019
Australian Taxation Office
Each year the ATO see incidents where individuals and businesses become victims of dodgy tax schemes.
Tax planning arrangements that go beyond what the law intended are tax avoidance schemes. They can put your savings at risk.
To help protect you from risky tax schemes,...
January 14, 2019
ATO report - SCAMMERS STEAL OVER $800,000 DURING NOVEMBER
The ATO have warned us to be on high alert to scammers, especially with the sneaky new ways scammers are are currently trapping us.
Here are some things to be aware of if you are contacted via phone, text message,...
December 13, 2018
from the team at ABF Partners
This year has been a roller coaster of a year. We would like to express our sincere thanks for all your support and patience throughout 2018.
In 2018 we said goodbye to Jon who was with the ABF Team for over 3 years. Jon is...
December 6, 2018
Giving gifts to clients and employees
Do you give gifts to clients or employees for Christmas? The table below summarises the tax treatment of gifts provided to clients and employees (or their associates).
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact ou...
December 3, 2018
We are all having the office Christmas Party, did you know they are not tax deductible (if you choose the Actual Method to record Meals & Entertainment - which majority of people do).
See the below table for further information about the Christmas Party...
July 2, 2018
Happy New (financial) Year!
Don't miss these BUSINESS YEAR END DATES
June 2018 quarter
The June 2018 Quarter BAS is due to be lodged and paid to the tax office on or before July 28th, 2018 or August 25th, 2018 if lodged through our office.
June 20, 2018
Are you entitled to family assistance payments during the 2017 financial year?
Even if you receive your payments fortnightly or annually, this effects you. You need to ensure your 2017 tax returns are lodged by June 30th, 2018 or your payments will cease.
June 14, 2018
The changes to personal super contributions deductions means you may be eligible to claim them this tax time!
Effective 1 July 2017, the 10% maximum earnings condition was removed for the 2017-18 and future financial years. This means most people under 75 years old can...
June 13, 2018
Have you been targeted by scammers impersonating a government body, ATO, myGov, Centrelink, Medicare etc?
As we approach tax time, it’s important that you are aware of threat-based impersonation scams.
Technology allows scammers to replicate any website, email addresses...
May 24, 2018
With the end of the 2018 Financial Year approaching fast, ensure you are aware of your Tax Position
Be sure of your tax status for the year.
We like to take a ‘no surprises approach’ when it comes to your tax.
Reviewing your records before June 30th, allows us...
Too good to be true?
SCAM ALERT - an ATO report
Christmas is the time for giving, is it deductible?
The Christmas Party = not tax deductible!*
Important Business Year End Dates
Do you receive Family Assistance payments?
Changes to claiming personal super contributions deductions
Taxpayers are always being targeted by scammers.
Are you TAX ready for the 2018 Financial Year?
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