A superannuation guarantee amnesty was introduced on 6 March 2020. Employers participating in the amnesty need to apply by 7 September 2020.
The Government’s JobKeeper scheme has been a lifesaver for businesses and employees alike, but what happens when it ends?
Using the Australian Taxation Office's temporary "shortcut" method for claiming home office expenses brought about because of COVID-19 could leave you worse off than keeping a diary and stating actual running costs.

TOP TEN TAX TIPS FOR RENTAL PROPERTY INVESTORS 2019/2020

Over 2.16 million people claimed more than $47.4 billion in rental deductions in their tax return last year. With June 30 rapidly approaching, it is time to do some urgent tax planning. Dr Adrian Raftery, principal of Mr Taxman and author of 101 Ways to Save Money on Your Tax - Legally! 2020-2021 edition (Wiley, May 2020, AU$25.95), gives some excellent tips for you to action and maximise your tax refund from your rental property this year.

One third of Australians can expect about a bigger tax return this year because of COVID-19

More than 30 per cent of Australian tax payers expect to get a bigger tax refund this year either because of an increase in work related expenses or a lower income. With the end of financial year just around the corner, tax expert Mr Taxman Adrian Raftery reveals exactly what Aussies are entitled to.
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  • "Congrats Bikash. If you are working as an accountant (or in the general field) then you can prepay your CPA course fees & claim as a tax deduction this year as work-related self education study. If..."

    By: Mr Taxman at Jun 25, 2020 1:39AM

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  • "Hi Adrian, I bought your new book, got my free $500 after co-contribution. I am planning to my CPA, enrolment starts 30 June 2020 but semester only begins on August 2020. Can i claim the..."

    By: Bikash at Jun 23, 2020 3:59AM

    Post: Tax strategies that count the cost of COVID-19 and recession

  • "If you run a business Bikash you could claim in full via the instant asset write-off. However if you are an employee you will need to depreciate the laptop & only claim a very small amount in your..."

    By: Mr Taxman at Jun 22, 2020 9:28AM

    Post: Max your tax return: 5 things you should do before 30 June

  • "Can i claim laptop purchase with covid?"

    By: Bikash Rai at Jun 21, 2020 8:25AM

    Post: Max your tax return: 5 things you should do before 30 June

  • "You won't be able to claim a deduction for car parking unless a0 you park for less than four hours between 7am and 7pm; or b) you park more than 1km from work (ie not close proximity to work)."

    By: Mr Taxman at Jun 15, 2020 7:33AM

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