Mr Taxman
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Get informed and discover what the taxman doesn't want you to know.
Sharing it with Australia, Mr Taxman is a regular Woman’s Day columist and TV finance commentator
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Last week the Tax Commissioner Michael D'Ascenzo launched ‘100 People,’ an innovative online presentation that represents all the individual taxpayers in Australia as though they were one hundred people.

Entering the workforce

Jan 18, 2011

Tags: ChildrenFamily

Money is an important topic for everyone. If you're young and just starting out in the world of work, then here are some of the basics.
Start of the school year means costly text books, stationery, uniforms, school fees and a whole lot more. Here are some ideas on how to make it easier for your family.

Christmas saving ideas

Nov 30, 2010

We all enjoy the joy of giving at Christmas time but seem to pay for it in January once the credit card bill comes in. Here a few timely tips to save money this festive season.

Paid parental leave

Nov 23, 2010

Tags: ChildrenFamily

From 1 January 2011, eligible working parents of children born or adopted after that date may get the government-funded Paid Parental Leave Pay to help them care for a new baby. The pay is for up to 18 weeks at the minimum wage (currently $570).
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  • "Does my accountant have access to my registered relationship eg: will they know who I am in a relationship with and since when? Al"

    By: al at Oct 31, 2019 6:43AM

    Post: Marriage

  • "Hi, I am a doctor and I am contracted to work at Hospital "A". I however rotate every 10 weeks in different hospitals for my work (say Hospital "B" a few months ago). Am I able to claim car travel..."

    By: Sam at Oct 30, 2019 5:54AM

    Post: Claiming car expenses

  • "I’m looking to do my tax return myself online this year, have previously used a tax agent. I’ve never given my spouses details before when using an agent. I do not live permanently with him, nor do..."

    By: Hannah Snelling at Oct 30, 2019 4:09AM

    Post: Marriage

  • "Hi Mr Tax Man, This tax year I will be over the threshold and will receive a HELP bill to pay. Problem is I am moving to a low employment area for family reasons and It could be some time before I am..."

    By: will at Oct 06, 2019 11:44PM

    Post: Two important dates for those with HECS/HELP debts

  • "I have a brought a brand new Toyota hilux sr5 in 2016.. I claim the car 100% for work use as I carry tools and soley own use for work purposes.. what is the deminishing value of the car per year??..."

    By: Mark at Aug 20, 2019 12:07PM

    Post: Claiming car expenses