Taxation

Practitioners filing in tax returns containing deliberately false claims from clients risk harsh penalties.

More tax agents risking sanctions on reasonable care


The great unknown with the BEPS Project is how affected multinationals will respond to moves to restrict profit shifting.

BEPS and the global crackdown on multinational tax evasion


The proposed trust tax policy will hit the standard of living of many small business owners and is raising significant concerns among CPA members and their clients.

CPA Australia: small business will suffer under proposed trust tax policy


What might seem on face value like a renovation only might have components of repairs. For instance, repainting an existing room would count as a repair.

5 tax tips when renovating property


CPA Australia has advised the committee that members are very unsupportive of any changes to the imputation credit system that would reduce investor returns.

Concern heats up over franking credits changes


Anyone can become a victim, regardless of age, gender or education level.

Scam watch: Tax scams on the rise


The two major political parties in Australia have contrasting views about who benefits from negative gearing.

Property investment: who really uses negative gearing?


For businesses and their accountants, payroll tax can be complicated and full of grey areas.

What your clients need to know about payroll tax and STP


Accounting practices should be alert to a growing number of pseudo tax audit protection services being offered that, on the surface, may seem like a cost-effective solution, but underneath effectively involve practices paying for a service with no insurance backing.

Accountants beware of junk insurance for tax audits


A plan to limit deductions for tax advice to A$3000 a year is running into some opposition.

Tax advice cap: limiting deductibility when taxpayers most need it


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