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How to improve performance and deliver value through tax

November 26, 2018

The difficulty of tax reporting is only increasing with more demands than ever being made by the Australian Taxation Office. So using the right software can not only give you a distinct advantage, but a must. There are many challenges ahead in the world of taxation for companies in Australia and around the world. The […]

How to improve performance and deliver value through tax

How to improve performance and deliver value through tax

The difficulty of tax reporting is only increasing with more demands than ever being made by the Australian Taxation Office. So using the right software can not only give you a distinct advantage, but a must. There are many challenges ahead in the world of taxation for companies in Australia and around the world. The […] … Read More

How much are spreadsheets hurting your business?

How much are spreadsheets hurting your business?

One of the most important aspects of running a business is reducing risk. This can be tackled in a multitude of ways but when it comes to tax compliance, there are simple steps you can take. For starters, any big businesses relying on Microsoft Excel spreadsheets to prepare your tax obligations either on a quarterly […] … Read More

Cuts to individual tax rates a likely Federal Budget centerpiece. But at what cost?

Cuts to individual tax rates a likely Federal Budget centerpiece. But at what cost?

Personal tax cuts are shaping up as a likely Federal Budget centrepiece, but the question of how exactly they'll be funded is still anyone's guess. Terry Hayes, Tax Consultant to Thomson Reuters, looks beyond the simple revenue loss equation to understand why they could be a 2018-19 budget certainty, despite the finance question. … Read More

SMSF return due date extended

SMSF return due date extended

The Tax Office has extended to 30 June 2018 the due date for lodging self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) annual returns for the 2016-17 income year. Thomson Reuters Weekly Tax Bulletin (Issue 3, 19 January 2018) reported that the ATO made this decision in recognition of the major choices that SMSF trustees need to make in this first financial year of […] … Read More