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On 11 May 2021, the Australian Government released its Federal Budget for the 2021/2022 year and here are some of the key taxation policies that may affect you.

Tax laws are constantly evolving, and a recent change to the rules regarding Director’s Penalty Notices (‘DPNs’) has the potential to trip up past, current and future company directors who

Large multinational companies are now firmly in the sights of the ATO and the Australian Government, who are renewing their efforts to crack down on underpayment of tax or tax

As part of the South Australian Budget for 2019, a sweeping new scheme has been announced by the State Government which will overhaul land tax assessment in South Australia.

The Australian Taxation Office (‘ATO’) has recently announced that from March 2021 it will on a case-by-case basis, resume debt recovery activities and lodgement compliance activities.

Quite often in Family Law property settlement, clients ask the question, ‘what forms the net asset pool?’ Generally the simple answer is all of the parties’ assets minus their liabilities. But

Someone once said you shouldn’t mix business with pleasure. Although they probably weren’t talking about taxation, the adage holds true for activities which have the potential to bring in

Many people who do not reside solely in Australia – for example those with families overseas, those who have to travel overseas frequently for work, or foreign students enrolled

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has recently revealed that it is still owed millions of dollars from companies that have attempted to rort the JobKeeper wage subsidy, which expired

One of the more severe methods applied by the Australian Tax Office, a Garnishee Notice, is a tool that allows the ATO to seize money directly from a person or business that holds money on

As an element of the recently-created ‘Black Economy’ task force, new laws now make it illegal for cash payments to be claimed as a deduction where they have not been declared

Some taxpayers have turned to ‘alternative’ legal arguments to contest amounts owing to the Australian Tax Office with varying degrees of success.