Backpacker Tax Return

We have listed down some of the tips for you, if you came to Australia with a Working Holiday Visa subclass 417 or 462. Check your visa status To check your visa status visit: Important Dates The Australian Financial Year starts on 1st July and ends on 30th June in the following year. Applying … Read more Backpacker Tax Return

Why do I need to verify my identification document (ID)

From now on, every client will need to verify your photo ID either with your driver license, passport or student ID.  This is due to new regulations from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), to have proof that we are acting on your behalf, and for the privacy and security purposes as follows: ATO Regulations: For … Read more Why do I need to verify my identification document (ID)

What are the new tax rules due to COVID-19

Working from home: The ATO has introduced a straight-forward shortcut method to calculate Home Office Expense during the period from 1 March to 30 June 2020.  Using this shortcut, you can claim 80 cents per hour for all relevant running expenses incurred when working from home. It is important to note that if you choose … Read more What are the new tax rules due to COVID-19

Uniforms and Laundry Expenses Deductions

Uniform and Laundry Expense Deductions There are many different jobs that require a certain type of attire or compulsory uniform. Did you know that most of these items could potentially be counted as a deductible expense? You can claim the cost for buying and cleaning occupation-specific clothing, protective gear and unique, distinctive uniforms. There are … Read more Uniforms and Laundry Expenses Deductions

Self-Education Expense

Self-education expenses can be deductible if the expenses fulfil the following criteria: The course/training has a connection to your current employment The course/training will maintain/improve skills related to your current employment OR results in an increase in your income from current employment You are unable to claim deductions for self-education expenses if it is used … Read more Self-Education Expense

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