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Recent ATO changes for ‘small business entities’ and companies

By | November 14, 2018

There have been some recent updates passed through Parliament relating to small business entities and companies. These will be outline for you accordingly. Updates for ‘small business’ entities The 3 main things to note are as...

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2018 tax returns

ATO gearing up for 2018 tax returns crackdown

By | June 7, 2018

We will see greater scrutiny and monitoring for key deductions in the new year of 2018 tax returns, as Altitude Advisory Partner Kristen Buik explains. We are about to see a much greater level of scrutiny, surveillance and monitoring for...

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2018 Budget

2018 Budget: A mixed bag for SA businesses

By | May 9, 2018

The 2018 Budget has thrown up some surprising wins for South Australian businesses, but not everyone will be happy with Scott Morrison’s plans. This year’s Federal Budget – Mr Morrison’s third as Treasurer – has been feverishly...

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Farmers: How you can increase your fuel tax credits

By | March 11, 2018

Did you know that by taking advantage of higher FTC rates, you can increase your fuel tax credits? Altitude Advisory Business Advisor Christian Sloniec explains. After some recent research here at Altitude Advisory, we were able to break...

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Single Touch Payroll

Single Touch Payroll: Get your business ready before rules change

By | January 24, 2018

The commencement of Single Touch Payroll (STP) is quickly approaching with employers of 20 or more employees (referred to as ‘substantial employers’) required to be STP-enabled by July 1 this year. For those employers with less than 20...

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Wine Equalisation Tax

Wine Equalisation Tax: Are you ready for the changes?

By | December 11, 2017

The Federal Government has scrapped plans to further cut the Wine Equalisation Tax cap from $500,000 to $290,000 but will push ahead with a reduction to $350,000. The changes will come into force on July 1 next year and will affect who can...

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Job Accelerator Grant Scheme

Job Accelerator Grant Scheme

By | September 23, 2016

Businesses that increase their number of SA employees will be eligible to receive a grant for each additional worker employed by them in a new position between now and 30 June 2018. The grant will be paid at the first and second anniversary date...

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ATO Phone Scam Warning

By | March 31, 2016

Have you received a phone call from the ATO claiming you have a large tax debt?? Telephone scammers posing as Australian Taxation Office officers have sparked a warning FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIANS. Police say they are investigating a number...

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What Expenses Can I Claim?

By | October 13, 2015

Around the same time every year we all get into a slight mode of panic because our tax returns are due to be lodged. This year the ATO are keeping an eye out for unusually high work-related expenses. Yes, they have been looking into this over...

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