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What is the importance of having a Director ID?

What is the importance of having a Director ID?

To be a director in Australia, verification by ABRS & obtaining a DIN is required. This 15-digit identifier helps prevent fraudulent activities & creates accountability. The main goal is to prohibit unlawful activities and create fraudulent director identities.

Your Guide to Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR)

Your Guide to Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR)

Staying up-to-date with tax compliance is necessary when running a business. Failure to comply with reporting obligations can lead to penalties, becoming a financial burden. Understand the general rules in tax compliance and the specific requirements imposed on the industry of your business.

Your Guide to Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR)

What is PAYG: A Must-Know

PAYG means “Pay As You Go,” which the Australian Taxation Office uses to collect payments from taxpayers. It is beneficial since paying tax ‘as you go’ over the year entails not settling the lump sum amount at one go but spread out in instalments, making it easy to meet tax obligations.

Changes for the Financial Year (effective 01 July 2022)

Changes for the Financial Year (effective 01 July 2022)

As the new financial year comes, important changes to Superannuation Guarantee obligations are to be mindful of starting 1 July 2022. These changes would benefit people of all ages and offer tax savings – producing a positive impact on Australians’ retirement funds.

Australian Small Business Tax Offset | Who Is Eligible?

Australian Small Business Tax Offset | Who Is Eligible?

Small business tax offset targets individuals carrying out small businesses as sole traders and those who receive part of their net small business income through trusts and partnerships. They must also have an aggregated turnover of less than $5 million to be eligible for the tax offset.

2023 Australian Investment Property Tax Deductions

2023 Australian Investment Property Tax Deductions

Rental properties in Australia can be some of the most financially rewarding long-term investments and offer a variety of tax benefits. Maximize the benefits to turn a negative cash flow property into a positive cash flow.

Family Setup and Tax Return

Family Setup and Tax Return

Trustees must sign a resolution for income distribution in a Discretionary/Family Trust by June 30, 2021 for the distributions to be effective in determining who is to be assessed on the Trust’s income and to avoid paying up to 47% tax on the Trust’s profits

Why Use A Bucket Company?

Why Use A Bucket Company?

A “bucket company” allows you to “cap” the tax on profits distributed by a trust to 30% or 27.5%. This is much less than the individual top marginal rate of 47%!

Minimise Your Business Tax – 2022 Tax Planning Guide

Minimise Your Business Tax – 2022 Tax Planning Guide

Small businesses can access a range of tax concessions from the ATO. To qualify as a “Small Business Entity”, the business must have an aggregated turnover (your annual turnover plus the annual turnover of any business connected/affiliated with you) of less than $10 million.