Reminder: Our portals and online services will be unavailable from 11.30pm tonight, Friday 23 June, until 7am Monday 26 June AEST. We appreciate your patience as we ready our systems for tax time. Details at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Reminder Our portals and online services will be unavailable from 1130pm tonight
Employers: New tax tables apply from 1 July 2017.

To withhold the right amount of tax from your employees, make sure you update your systems, including payroll software, to the new rates.

Find out more at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Employers: New tax tables apply from 1 July 2017
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CKP Taxation and Accounting
Act quickly before superannuation changes kick in next week on 1 July. Here’s a great article from Smart Company outlining eight ways you can get your super sorted.
Act quickly before superannuation changes kick in next week on 1 July

Eight ways to get your superannuation sorted before big changes next financial year - SmartCompany

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We’ve updated our guidance to assist employers and workers who used the services of payroll company Plutus Payroll or associated entities. For the latest information, go to [ Ato.gov.au Link ]

FAQs for those affected by recent payroll company issues

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Businesses: Do you buy services or digital products from overseas?

From 1 July, new GST rules will apply. You'll need to supply your ABN and a statement that you’re registered for GST at the time of purchase so you don’t have to pay GST.

Find out more at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Businesses: Do you buy services or digital products from overseas
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Small businesses: Is your business industry code up to date? Codes can change from time to time as your business progresses or diversifies. It’s important they’re correct to avoid potential delays in the processing of your return.

Use our Business industry code tool to do a quick check! Learn more at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Small businesses Is your business industry code up to date Codes can
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For the latest small business news covering everything from simpler GST reporting to tax time help, check out the Small business newsroom! ???? See what’s making headlines at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
For the latest small business news covering everything from simpler GST reporting
We’re conducting essential system maintenance this weekend in readiness for tax time. Our portals and other online services will be unavailable from 11.30pm Friday 23 June until 7am Monday 26 June AEST.

For a full list of impacted services, visit [ Ato.gov.au Link ]. Thank you for your understanding.
Were conducting essential system maintenance this weekend in readiness for tax time
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Rental property owners: Tax time is approaching, and we want to help you get your tax return right!

Check out our latest rental properties guide for up-to-date explanations, examples and tips to help you determine which rental income is assessable for tax purposes, which expenses you can claim as deductions, and more.

View the guide at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Rental property owners Tax time is approaching and we want to help
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Karen McDonald
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Recently moved to Australia or know someone who has?

Once you start work, check to see if you’re entitled to superannuation from your employer.

Plan for your future and use our super eligibility tool today. Visit [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Recently moved to Australia or know someone who has
Are you new to business? You’ll need to keep your tax records for at least five years, so ditch the paper and start storing them electronically!

For handy record keeping tips that will help you at BAS time, watch our video and visit [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
If you or your family members are retired or approaching retirement, this great post from Department of Human Services Seniors Update explains how the 1 July super changes may apply.
If you or your family members are retired or approaching retirement this
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There’s less than a month until the super changes start. Check if the changes affect you and act now to maximise your savings for retirement.

Find out more at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Theres less than a month until the super changes start Check if
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Jessica Salinas
Scott Shallcross
If you hired a working holiday maker in 2016-17 there are a couple of things you need to do:
✅ register with us to withhold tax at the correct rate
✅ issue two payment summaries, if you employed them before and after 1 January 2017.

Find out more at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
If you hired a working holiday maker in 201617 there are a
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Kieran Neary
Peter James Badenoch
Don’t spin in circles trying to find your receipts! With myDeductions at your fingertips, you can capture expenses on the go and make it easier to claim deductions at tax time.

Download our app and have a play with myDeductions today at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
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Ben Tewes
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Some of our online services (including our website) will be unavailable from this Saturday 8pm AEST until Sunday morning. Details of impacted systems are available at [ Ato.gov.au Link ] (please note, this page will not be available while our website is offline).
Some of our online services including our website will be unavailable from
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Kristy Howell
Louise Daniels
We’re now collecting information from ride-sourcing facilitators to help us identify those who need help getting their tax right.

We’ll compare this information against our records to ensure all ride-sourcing drivers are meeting their reporting, lodgment and payment obligations.

You can find out more about our ride-sourcing data-matching program at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Were now collecting information from ridesourcing facilitators to help us identify those
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Jennifer De Carvalho
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Employers: We’re offering tailored help and support for you to learn what you need to do this tax time.

Register for one of our webinars now at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Employers Were offering tailored help and support for you to learn what
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Small businesses: Want an alternative to AUSkey? You can now link your ABN to your myGov account to quickly access online services like the Business Portal.

Enjoy the flexibility of conducting your business anytime, anywhere with the ability to log into the portal from any browser or device. Learn more at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
Small businesses Want an alternative to AUSkey You can now link your
Estelle Kallis
Paul Wright
Brendan Marshall
From 1 July, GST will apply to imported services and digital products sold to Australian consumers.

Digital products include things such as streaming or downloading of movies, music, apps, games and e-books. Imported services include things like architectural and legal services.

Find out more at [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
From 1 July GST will apply to imported services and digital products
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