When investing in a rental property, or wishing to invest in a rental property, you’ll need to keep records right from the start and work out what you can and can’t claim as a deduction.
Are you always on the road for work?
Whether you are an employee or a business owner, at some point of your career you may require use of your vehicle for work/business purposes to travel between office/work sites. You may be eligible to claim your car expenses in your tax return. But…
Have you wondered what you can do to maximise your motor vehicle tax deduction?
From time to time we receive calls from concerned clients claiming the ATO has rung them demanding payment for outstanding debts immediately. Or some clients received an email from someone posing as the ATO to ask you to click on a link.
These are most likely scammers trying to defraud you of your hard earned money. Do not provide them with any information over the phone, or click on any link in that email. For people who have their tax returns prepared and lodged with the ATO via a tax agent – the ATO will not contact you directly as they are required to contact your tax agent first.
From 1 July 2017, the following key changes to the contribution rules now apply:
Usually we start our businesses up as we have a great idea in mind and would love to share it with the world. It would start in your back yard, garage or study. When it comes tax time you wonder if you need to declare it in your tax return or not.