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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.
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  • "Whilst the 90c will be assessable income, you can claim 68c/km to offset it in item D1 in your tax return."

    By: Mr Taxman at Jun 02, 2020 12:29AM

    Post: Claiming car expenses

  • "Unfortunately you can't claim the travel between work & home regardless of there being no other transport options during the time of the day. The bag sounds like you could claim though"

    By: Mr Taxman at Jun 02, 2020 12:27AM

    Post: Claiming car expenses

  • "Hi, I'm a healthcare worker who works at a public hospital. Every month, I'm required to go on-call for my department outside of weekday opening hours and 24 hours a day over the weekend during the 7..."

    By: Nath at Jun 01, 2020 4:59PM

    Post: Claiming car expenses

  • "Hi, I am an agency carer and I am on call a lot of times and work at different facilities each time. Sometimes there are no public transport due to time or the location that I have to catch an uber..."

    By: Kelly at May 28, 2020 8:05PM

    Post: Claiming car expenses

  • "Thanks! Though it was a little bit dodgy and excluded from the return. "

    By: Stacey at May 26, 2020 10:48PM

    Post: Claiming car expenses