It's tax time, and the ATO is warning people to be on the lookout for increasingly sophisticated scammers!
FROM jailed accountants to rare conditions and arsonist ex-spouses, the ATO has heard some cracking excuses.
NOT all tax deductions need a receipt, but here’s what you need to know to prove your claim to the Australian Taxation Office.
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is reminding taxpayers that there is just one month left to lodge their own tax returns. For information about the due date, visit ato.gov.au/lodgeonline.
The ATO is very strict about what can and can’t be claimed such as bartenders black trousers and white shirts, business attires without logos or your favourite socks! For a more boring look at what can and can’t be claimed follow the link to the ATO below.
Ever wondered why you can claim for travel between work sites, but not to and from home? or why office clothes aren't claimable on tax? We spoke to the Australian Tax Office's Assistant Commissioner Kath Anderson about some of the most common misconceptions about tax refunds.
A lot of people this time of year are focused on putting together their receipts and getting their tax deductions in. However, they forget some other useful concessions and rebates to save them money throughout the year.
Are you about to submit your tax return? You might want to double check what clothing expenses you are claiming, or you could be paying back a whole lot more.
An “exponential” growth rate in the number and take-up of the Australian Taxation Office’s application programming interfaces (APIs) has prompted a hard rethink of how this environment is secured. The number of APIs in production for third-party providers has boomed from 70 in July 2014 to 237 at current count, according to ATO chief digital officer John Dardo. And the number of developers taking advantage of this ecosystem has jumped from 17 service providers three years ago to 346 today.
It’s the time of year so many of us dread. Not just because it’s freezing outside and summer feels so far away, but because it’s tax season. Will you owe money to the tax man or will you get a refund? Either way, there’s probably paperwork involved. Grim