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ATO Signals Attack on Trusts

Before we get into today’s main topic – Budget 2022/23 – we wanted to note with you all that earlier this month we were in a Zoom call with over 5,500 other accountants and taxation specialists across Australia, working through some of the curlier aspects of the ATO’s recently proposed changes to family trust distributions.…

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Director ID Troubleshooting

A huge thank you to those of you who have already attempted to apply for your Director IDs and given us feedback on your experience. It’s helpful to know what’s working and what isn’t so we can hopefully help others avoid running into similar roadblocks.  When it comes to verifying your ATO-related details, here are…

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Director Identification Numbers

As of the 1st of November 2021, if you are a director of a company, including one serving as a corporate trustee of a trust or a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) – or if you are intending on becoming a company director – you must apply for a Director Identification Number (Director ID).  What are…

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