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Another sentenced in ATO fraud
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 3 AUG 2020
... Elbrus, which commenced in 2016 and was led by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and assisted by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). It involved pay-as-you-go withholding tax and goods and services tax fraud. Anquetil was one of the founders of the ...
Woman jailed in $105m tax scam
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 13 JUL 2020
... 2017 investigation led by the Australian Federal Police (AFP), with significant assistance from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), into a large-scale and organised tax fraud conspiracy. The investigation revealed a group of people that used payroll ...
ATO can make cost of advice cheaper: Asher
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2020
... new paper from Actuaries Institute, Anthony Asher argues financial advice can be made cheaper if the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) provides some of the data necessary for good advice. Asher added that retirement incomes could rise by 15% to 30% if ...
ATO crashes amid tax return, ERS rush
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
The Australian Taxation Office's website crashed on the first day of the new financial year as Australians rushed to lodge tax returns and apply for the new round of ERS. The ATO said it was aware that a number of Australians trying to access its website ...
New requirements for SMSFs
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
The Australian Taxation Office has announced new accounting requirements for SMSFs, which will come into effect 1 July 2021. New accounting standard AASB 2020-2 has been released by the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) and will come into ...
ATO doubles down on fraud crackdown
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) said it is building on its significant efforts, zeroing in on fraud and schemes designed to take advantage of the government's COVID-19 stimulus package. This includes JobKeeper, early release of superannuation ...
ATO cracks down on ERS misuse
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 22 JUN 2020
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has cracked down on those misusing the Early Release of Superannuation scheme in a move that has been welcomed by the Industry Super Australia (ISA). The ATO said it is beefing up enforcement efforts saying it is ...
ATO streamlines tax return process
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020
The Australian Taxation Office has announced a streamlined approach for tax time to allow people to easily claim tax deductions for work from home arrangements. Assistant commissioner Karen Foat said the ATO has a range of different approaches to support ...
ATO warns against SMSF property development
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUN 2020
The Australian Taxation Office has shared its concerns about a growing number of SMSFs purchasing and investing in the development of real property. The ATO said it strongly encourages SMSF trustees who may be considering property development to seek ...
Blame put on businesses for JobKeeper error
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAY 2020
Treasury and the Australian Taxation Office have issued a joint statement in relation to the reporting error in the estimates of the number of employees likely to access the JobKeeper program. The enrolment forms completed by over 910,000 businesses ...
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