Will work-related expense claims be under the microscope when Australia's 2018 Federal Budget is released in May?

Safeguarding work-related expense claims on Budget wishlist

The emphasis on resolving disputes early not only saved both the ATO and taxpayer time and money but gave the taxpayer certainty going forward.

Message for accountants: Talk to the ATO

Customers at a cafe in the Dubai Mall.

How to design a new tax system

It is important to manage client expectations, including the time it will take and the cost to provide considered written advice.

Top answers to common client questions

Accountants need to be aware of the proposed changes and their potential impact on small businesses.

Changes to the enterprise tax plan could hurt small business

Are high-denomination Australian banknotes soon to be stamped with a use-by date?

Could managing cash stop tax cheats?

With the aim of increased taxpayer communication, the ATO has been issuing practical compliance guides in recent years.

ATO alerts vs rulings: is there a change in direction?

More than two million Australians hold an interest in a rental property.

Are the new rental property tax rules unfair to private investors?

Could a tax deduction for healthy lifestyles encourage better preventive care?

Should a healthy lifestyle be tax deductible?

A proposed tax ruling aims to simplify the way AFL stars, like Adelaide Crows captain Taylor Walker, earn money from their image.

Image counts for plenty as sports stars score tax goal

Claiming a work-related expense? Make sure you claim correctly.

ATO cracks down on work-related expenses

Country-by-country reporting: A paradigm shift in tax compliance

ATO outage? Stay productive with these 9 tips.

9 ways to keep productive during an ATO systems outage

Governments are betting that the benefits expected to flow from cutting company taxes will eventually overshadow the short-term cost to government coffers

Will cutting company taxes really pay off?

Australian residents need to be aware that the Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding regime applies beyond foreign residents

Vendor beware: Home sales above $750K require proof that seller is not a foreign investor

8 tax tips for students

2017 tax tips for small business

Do you know which tax deductions and offsets you might be eligible for this tax season?

15 tax tips for 2017

In cases such as leasing a new car, it can boil down to whether you want to pay the taxman or a finance company.

Is salary packaging your best option?

Between 2014 and 2016 oil prices have plummeted 60% and oil-rich countries are feeling a financial pinch.

Low oil prices force tax reform

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