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Reminders

28th of April 2022: Superannuation Guarantee payments for the period 1st of January 2022 to the 31st of March 2022 must be made by this date otherwise Superannuation Guarantee Charges will apply and you’ll lose the opportunity to claim the expense as a tax deduction.  16th of May 2022: Any outstanding 30th June 2021 Income…

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Rental Properties

As Perth is currently experiencing some of its lowest residential vacancy rates in almost 10 years, we thought the time was right to talk about rental properties and what you should know as a landlord, including: what you can and can’t claim as rental deductions; the difference between rent and board; negative gearing; why you…

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Motor vehicle deductions and questions, Superannuation Guarantee deadline and foreign income disclosure rules

Motor Vehicles You can claim deductions for the use of motor vehicles (including motorcycles) when they’re used for business or work purposes. While your method of deduction will vary depending on your unique circumstances, regardless of how you claim, it’s important to distinguish the applicable work/business-related portion from any personal/private use, and stay on top…

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SCAMS

With the festive season fast approaching, scam activity is on the rise. Here are a few common ones doing the rounds and how you can keep yourself safe. Hello? This is the ATO… People are receiving calls from fraudsters claiming to be from the Australian Taxation Office, stating that they have not paid enough tax…

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JOBMAKER HIRING CREDIT

Last week, the legislation enabling the JobMaker scheme announced in the 2020-21 Federal Budget passed Parliament.  What is JobMaker? JobMaker is a credit available to eligible businesses for the hiring of additional employees. It is an incentive for employers to support wage costs and, unlike JobKeeper, is not passed onto employees. The hiring credit is available for jobs…

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