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Bitcoin - Personal investors

Bitcoin - Personal investors

You may know what bitcoin is, but do you know about the tax consequences if you decide to invest in bitcoin on a personal level? Here we explore the implications for income tax, GST and CGT.
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ATO impersonation scams on the rise

ATO impersonation scams on the rise

The ATO has recently warned taxpayers to be alert to malicious scammers who are using increasingly sophisticated methods and technology to impersonate the ATO. A new tactic on the rise involves “spoofing”, whereby scammers mimic a legitimate ATO phone number visible on caller ID to call or send SMS messages to taxpayers, or mimic a legitimate email domain to send emails.
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Backyard Building Boom

Backyard Building Boom

With house prices rising and well-located land becoming scarce in cities, many Australians are looking for creative ways to tap into the value of their own backyard. Some subdivide, while others take the knock-down and rebuild route. 
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How to avoid common SMSF mistakes

How to avoid common SMSF mistakes

Running your own self-managed super fund can be time-consuming, but it’s about to get a little easier thanks to a change announced in the May 2018 Budget. From 1 July 2019 SMSFs will be able to move to three-yearly audits if they have three consecutive clear audit reports and lodged their annual returns on time. 
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Small business tax concessions

Small business tax concessions

You may have heard all about the small business tax concessions, but do you know how you qualify for them and whether you’re making the most of the tax concessions available to you?
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Tax Traps For Expats

Tax Traps For Expats

Every year more Australians head overseas to work for an extended period. While it can be great fun and a boost for your career, it’s important to remember the tax man will be taking a keen interest in your offshore activities. 
Whether it is the capital gain on your former home, where your super contributions go, or new guidelines around foreign property investments, it is essential to follow the rules or risk paying extra tax. 
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Airbnb and home sharing - Taxing implications

Airbnb and home sharing - Taxing implications

Do you rent out a part of your home, or a holiday home, on Airbnb, Stayz or another sharing site? Perhaps you see this as a way of making a little extra income to help the household budget or to save for that holiday. But what you may not be aware of are the long-term tax implications of such a move, which may lead to a case of short-term gain causing long-term pain.
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Got clearance to sell your home?

Got clearance to sell your home?

In the market to sell your house? Before you call in the real estate agents and home stylists, you probably know that you’ll need to have a contract of sale handy. Did you know that you may also need to get a capital gains withholding clearance certificate from the ATO?
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