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Call for transparency on small-business taxpayers’ rights

The ASBFEO has previously released several reports outlining measures to improve the tax system for small business, espe...
payroll, STP

Five tips for small-business owners to ease up STP compliance

While some small businesses initially got deferrals for STP phase 1, most exemptions ended on 1 July, and more businesse...

Businesses urged to be proactive about their tax debt in the face of ATO action

The current law states that the ATO can report a business to credit rating agencies if the business owes more than $100,...

Cashflow-strapped SMEs urged to seek help immediately

Speaking up immediately upon recognition of cashflow issues gives small-business owners more options to save their busin...

Keeping on top of tax

You should not be actively sabotaging your earnings or spending your hard-earned cash just for the benefit of a tax dedu...
tax returns, tax time

How small businesses can boost their returns and avoid trouble this tax time

With the ATO casting a watchful eye over this year’s tax returns, here are some top tips to help SMEs lodge their return...

ASBFEO urges small businesses to be proactive about their tax returns

The ASBFEO is urging SMEs to fulfil their obligations to the ATO and be proactive in seeking payment plan options if the...
tax returns, tax time

Tax tips for small-business owners

A detailed look at the tax deductions small-business owners can claim when preparing the paperwork for their FY 2020/21 ...
tax returns, tax time

ATO issues stern warning over work-from-home tax rebate claims

The ATO warns taxpayers not to resort to "copy-paste" tax claims as the agency is closely monitoring all claims being fi...
tax shortcuts, remote working, home, working from home, WFH, work-from-home

Temporary tax shortcuts available for people working at home

The work from home tax shortcut allows claims at the all-inclusive rate of 80 cents per hour instead of having to manual...