Taxation

Foreign exchange: the overlooked business essential


JobKeeper ends but ATO audit activity on the program to continue


The discovery of double Irish Dutch “sandwich” structures used by some multinationals to circumvent tax laws brought the discussion into the public consciousness.

Do big businesses pay their fair share of tax?


Some economists insist that reforming the tax system is the only way to pull the nation back from the brink of economic disaster.

Is it time for tax reform?


2020 saw a lot of audit activity by the Australian Taxation Office and State Revenue Offices. Here are four of the most frequent claim types from the 2019/2020 financial year.

What does 2021 have in store for ATO audit activity?


CPA Australia and its members engage in informed debate on tax issues that can be broadly categorised under policy, legislation, administration and operations.

The role of CPA Australia in tax policy


COVID-related scenarios can rapidly change, so organisations need to ensure their plan is relevant and addresses all factors.

Untangling COVID-19 workplace requirements


There are going to be a lot of practices under even more pressure because clients are going to come in early and want their tax return completed.

Heavy lifting: Why tax time this year is more taxing


Clear documentation related to the nature of payments to directors and the commercial basis of any changes is important in the event of ATO enquiries.

Time to review long-held practices for directors’ fees


As tax agents have begun meeting with their clients, many are checking income received from the stimulus measures as part of income tax return discussions.

Tax time 2020: Economic stimulus and tax whistleblowers


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