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The fringe benefits tax car parking threshold for the FBT year commencing 1 April 2011 is $7.71.
In his fourth attempt, Wayne Swan delivered another tame, yet solid, Federal Budget for the nation this week. The $22.6 billion deficit is scary and is actually $12.3 billion more than what was expected due to lower tax revenue. But the Treasurer is predicting a return to surplus in two years' time. Good news.
The Tax Office has some useful tips and information to help businesses start the new year on the right foot. There are some important things all small businesses need to remember, including good record keeping practices, meeting GST obligations, reporting, paying tax and superannuation.
If you are a trustee of a Self Managing Superannuation Fund (SMSF) you have a range of responsibilities that you must adhere to in the day-to-day operation of your fund. Here is a checklist outlined in the Government's Role and Responsibilities of Trustees paper which details what you must be aware of as a trustee of a SMSF.
Use this to see if you can claim a tax deduction for home office expenses as part of your business or employment.
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