ATO warns investors of tax time schemes

The ATO has warned taxpayers to steer clear of tax avoidance schemes as they prepare to lodge their 2011 tax returns. read more

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Claiming deductions for donations to flood relief

The ATO will allow deductions without a receipt for donations up to $10 made to 'bucket appeals' for the floods in Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales. read more

Keep track of your super contributions

Be aware of how much you can contribute to super can save you money, as there are caps on how much you can contribute before you have to pay extra tax. read more

New for Family Tax

Changes to Family tax items including Paid Parental Leave, Same Sex Couples and Baby bonus. read more

Separating your personal and company monies

If you’re a private company owner, under tax law you must treat your private expenses separately from your company expenses. read more

First home saver account

A first home saver account is a savings account designed to offer a simple, tax-effective way of saving for a first home through a combination of government contributions and low taxes. read more

Tax Return Questionnaire

Tax Return Questionnaire to prepare your income tax return for 2009-2010. read more

First home saver accounts

First home saver accounts offer a tax-effective way of saving for your first home through a combination of government contributions and low taxes. read more

Online selling data matching

The Australian Tax Office has obtained data from eBay Australia and Trading Post Australia to assess the level of taxation compliance of individuals and businesses that sell goods or services online. read more