Would you know if a phoenix operator was trying to rip you off?

You may be at risk if you notice:
⚠ You are not receiving a payslip
⚠ Your pay is late or less than what it should be, or
⚠ Your superannuation or other entitlements are not being paid.

Don’t be left empty-handed. Protect yourself and know the signs at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Ian Williams
Susie Russell
Rochelle Park
Small businesses: Have you ever wondered how your business performs compared to others in your industry?

Our small business benchmarks are available for over 100 industries and have been updated with the latest data. Use the benchmarks to see how your cost of sales or expenses may compare to industry averages.

Learn more at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Small businesses Have you ever wondered how your business performs compared to
Rjane Gulpan
On Anzac Day we remember the many Australians who have served our country.

This Roll of Honour is one of many across our nation’s offices, reminding us of those who made extraordinary sacrifices. Lest we forget.
On Anzac Day we remember the many Australians who have served our country
Milo Hermann
Small businesses: Have you heard about our business assistance service?

If you’d like one-on-one support on a range of tax and super topics for your business, register for assistance and one of our experienced officers will contact you. Find out more today at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]

Remember, registered tax and BAS agents can also help you with advice on tax and super topics!
Small businesses: Have you heard about our business assistance service
Jesse Maree Matthes
Sabbir Hasan
Employers: Don’t forget that super guarantee payments for the March quarter are due by 28 April.

Run a quick super check now to make sure you have everything sorted. Learn more at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Cliff Zhu
Emma-Jo Arthur
Have you ever changed your job, address or name? If so, you may have lost some of your super!

There’s currently billions of dollars in lost and unclaimed super waiting to be found.

Learn how you can find your lost super today by visiting [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Have you ever changed your job address or name If so you may have lost some of your super
Carmen Kong
WARNING: Tax-related scams are on the rise.

We’ve received increasing reports of new SMS scams in the last 24 hours, including the example below. This SMS scam includes a link to a fake website, which could be used to capture your personal information.

If you’re not sure if an SMS is legitimate, we recommend you:
• Do not click on links or open attachments
• Do not respond to the sender –...
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WARNING: Taxrelated scams are on the rise
Kate Crock
Patrick McGlin
Scott Collins
Quarterly BAS lodgers: Don’t forget that fuel tax credit rates changed on 1 February.

See how easy it is work out your claim with our fuel tax credit calculator – find it in our ATO app or at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Quarterly BAS lodgers: Don’t forget that fuel tax credit rates changed on 1 February
Ann Poots
Heath Pocock
In the market to buy a rental property? Be tax smart. It pays to know your obligations from the start!

For tips and information on rental income, deductions, record keeping and more, check out our series of rental property videos.

Watch the introduction below and view the rest of the series at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Karen Healey
Reminder: Quarterly BAS lodgments are due on 28 April.

If you lodge your quarterly statements online, you may qualify for a two-week deferral. Find out if you’re eligible for the extra time by visiting [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Reminder: Quarterly BAS lodgments are due on 28 April
Rikky Collins
Catherine Carey
Anup Das
Small business owners: Do you reward your employees beyond their regular salaries with the use of a company car, holiday home or a gym membership?

These kinds of ‘lifestyle assets’ can be a great way to reward your employees for a job well done, but it’s important to remember there may be fringe benefits tax (FBT) implications for your business.

Watch our video to find out more and visit [...
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Jai Berry
Löü Sullivan
We’re recruiting team leaders!

If you’re passionate about influencing, leading and managing change to achieve results, then come and work with us. Our Service Delivery Team Leader positions are available all over Australia and include competitive salaries and benefits.

Applications close on 20 April, so start yours today by visiting [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Were recruiting team leaders If youre passionate about influencing leading and managing
Gitta Yelds
Nicola Bedford
Matthew Hunt
Outage reminder: Our systems will be unavailable over the Easter long weekend from 10pm AEST Thursday 13 April until 6am AEST Tuesday 18 April. Our offices and contact centres will also be closed during this time.

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience as we continue installing new equipment to ensure the future stability of our systems.

For system...
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Outage reminder Our systems will be unavailable over the Easter long weekend
Maggie Harris
Cathy Tagliaferro
Laura Scriven
If you or someone you know has been affected by extreme weather or flooding caused by Cyclone Debbie, don’t worry about your tax affairs right away.

We understand the difficulties this is causing, and can help by fast-tracking refunds and extending lodgment and payment dates. Automatic deferrals are in place for residents of severely impacted postcodes.

Learn more about the support available...
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If you or someone you know has been affected by extreme weather
Amanda Alderson
Joelene Mearns
Nudge Trezise
If you or someone you know has been affected by extreme weather or flooding caused by Cyclone Debbie, don’t worry about your tax affairs right away.

We understand the difficulties this is causing, and can help by fast-tracking refunds and extending lodgment and payment dates. Automatic deferrals are in place for residents of severely impacted postcodes.

Learn more about the support available...
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If you or someone you know has been affected by extreme weather
Sole traders: Do you have a shoebox full of receipts? There’s a better way!

Be kind to yourself and your tax agent this year – use our myDeductions tool in the ATO app to record your business expenses and income on the go.

It’s quick and easy to use, and allows you to track and back up your records. At tax time, you can email your information straight to your tax agent, or upload it to...
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Sole traders: Do you have a shoebox full of receipts There’s a better way
Rach Gold
Rose Foti
Amanda May Marchant
Planning on renovating? If you’re paying cash, make sure you ask for a receipt.

Receipts aren’t just for claiming deductions – they help protect your consumer rights. No receipt often means no evidence if you need a refund on faulty goods or poor work.

Asking for your receipt helps us protect your community from businesses doing the wrong thing. Learn more about the cash economy at [...
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Planning on renovating If you’re paying cash make sure you ask for a receipt
Mattius Aurelius
Steven Vlamis
Time is running out to apply for our 2018 Graduate Program – there’s just one week left to get your application sorted!

If you’re in your final year of uni or graduated within the last three years, check your eligibility and apply by 5pm AEST on 12 April. Go to [ Ato.gov.au Link ]

Curious about the program but missed our recent live Q&A event? Check out the discussions from the event for...
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Time is running out to apply for our 2018 Graduate Program theres
Nick Griffin
Nick Sifniotis
Janakan Seemampillai
Small business owners: Do you provide a company car to your employees or use one yourself?

Watch our video for information to help you understand and meet your fringe benefits tax (FBT) record-keeping obligations.

To learn more, visit [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Palak Arora
Jason Millgate
TFN tip: You should only provide your tax file number (TFN) to your employer after you’ve started work – using an official TFN declaration form. It’s also okay to provide it to your bank, super fund and registered tax practitioner.

Be wary of anyone else who asks for your TFN – scammers may contact you and demand it. If you’re unsure about the authenticity of a phone call or email, contact...
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TFN tip You should only provide your tax file number TFN to
Felicity Klausen
Michael Corner
Narendrakumar M. Jani