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Established in South Perth in 1994, Acute has been offering its clients exceptional and reliable accounting and financial services for over twenty years. Acute is a fast developing firm that has kept its reputation for consistently delivering impressive results for clients.

Acute specialise in the advice of managing and developing private and public businesses. We pride ourselves on creating and sustaining supportive relationships where objective and timely advice enables businesses to thrive and develop. Our team is committed to understanding your requirements and using our skills to assist in the growth and development of your business.

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Claiming Tax Losses Make Sure You Pass The Test

Claiming Tax Losses Make Sure You Pass The Test

With tax time 2021 nearly over, many businesses will now finalising their tax returns. For many of these businesses, the 2020-21 income year may not have been a good year due to various lockdowns and COVID-19 restrictions. Businesses whose total deductions exceed their assessable income for the year will generally make a tax loss which can then be carried forward, back, or be utilised in future years, depending on your preference and eligibility criteria.
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Frankly Speaking Tax Benefits of Shares

Frankly Speaking Tax Benefits of Shares

Australian shares are popular investments with self-funded retirees and anyone who depends on income from their investments, due in part to the favourable tax treatment of franked dividends.

After falling off in the early days of the COVID pandemic, share prices and dividends bounced back strongly in the year to June 2021.
Investors who depend on income from their shares also have more certainty now that the Labor Party has dropped its opposition to cash refunds of excess franking credits, a policy that attracted fierce resistance from retirees at the last federal election.

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How The ATO Mines Your Data

How The ATO Mines Your Data

It was hard to miss the media splash about international tax evasion when the Pandora Papers were released, with local interest focussing on what Australian tax authorities would do with this massive trove of information.

But it seems the ATO is relaxed. Deputy Commissioner and Serious Financial Crime Taskforce Chief Will Day responded that the tax man doesn’t “rely on data leaks to do our job. We detect, investigate and deal with offshore tax evasion year-round.”

So where does the ATO get its data from and how is it being used?

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