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Tags: GST

Australia's Goods & Services Tax (GST) is predicted to increase as pressure mounts on the Federal Government to fund its recent spending, including the recently minted COAG hospitals agreement.

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Accountant may seek compensation from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) as a result of damage to their reputation and bottom lines following problems flowing from the ATO’s switch to a new IT system.

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Accountants have flagged they may sue the Australian Tax Office (ATO) over a computer glitch holding up the processing of refunds.

Growing Interest

Feb 24, 2010

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Opening a savings account as a child can help people build disciplined financial skills for life.

Auditors are coming

Apr 09, 2009

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Taxpayers should expect an increase in audit activity by the ATO over the next 12 months

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  • "Currently voided but that may change in the future...."

    By: Mr Taxman at Mar 24, 2017 9:03PM

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

  • "Provided you stay under the repayment threshold & you an Australian tax resident, it will continue to accumulate (adjusted for CPI each year). Currently there is no ability for the government to take..."

    By: Mr Taxman at Mar 24, 2017 9:02PM

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

  • "Yes you will get that extra tax back when you lodge your return provided you are under the repayment threshold. Consider it a forced form of saving. Please note that for some 2nd jobs, the tax being..."

    By: Mr Taxman at Mar 24, 2017 8:58PM

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

  • "Technically no as you are filling out your TFN declaration in good faith that it is accurate that you don't have a HECS debt. If you don't happen to have any extra tax being deducted & you don't make..."

    By: Mr Taxman at Mar 24, 2017 8:56PM

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

  • "It will depend on what your taxable income is - if you are over the repayment threshold level https://www.ato.gov.au/Rates/HELP,-TSL-and-SFSS-repayment-thresholds-and-rates/ then some of your extr..."

    By: Mr Taxman at Mar 24, 2017 8:53PM

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