Like many landlords, Cleo Glyde always believed property investing was a reliable way to make money – it's stable, simple and it comes with hefty tax breaks. Now she's not so sure.
With an onslaught of extra people working from home thanks to COVID-19, tax-time in 2020 could look a little different from previous years.
If your first fortnightly pay of the new financial year is on 1 July, you could have a 27th pay period, so how do you avoid a tax bill next financial year?
When you were a kid there was always a doofus in the playground who claimed their mum gave them $20 when they lost a tooth, which seemed hard to believe. So what’s the going tooth fairy rate these days?
Instant asset write offs, fringe benefits, single touch payroll…there’s a lot of jargon out there when it comes time to prepare your small business tax return.

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