Taxation

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


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


Minimise the chance your clients will be audited with these best practices.

Key steps to best practice in tax risk management


As elements of tax compliance becomes more automated, it is imperative that practitioners consider how they can add value.

Brave new world for tax practitioners


As competition intensifies, governments around the world are promising to cut company tax rates.

The global race to slash company tax rates: where will it end?


Low vs high-income earners… where does the tax burden hit the hardest?

Who pays the highest tax burden?


Karina Collins, the national leader of BDO Australia's consultancy division, has made a career out of advising clients on innovation

Paint by numbers: Why Karina Collins swapped art for accounting


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