SCAM ALERT

From the Community Grants Hub: Possible scam alert The Department of Social Services (DSS) has recently received reports that members of the public have been contacted via phone by an individual or individuals offering a $7,600 government grant. Some members of the public have reported the caller claims to be calling from the ‘Australian Grants…

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‘Cash in hand’ payments

Excerpt from Public Accountant: This new measure will take effect for payments made to workers from 1 July 2019 for income tax returns lodged for the 2020 income year onwards and is part of the government’s response to recommendations from the Black Economy Taskforce, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) said. ‘Cash in hand’ refers to…

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Laundry Claims

From Tax & Super Australia: This tax time, the ATO, as usual, has nominated some tax claim hot spots that it will be paying attention to — and which you could warn clients who may be likely to claim these deductions with abandon. For example, the ATO has already flagged that it will be checking…

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