ATO COMPLIANCE – THE BIG PICTURE 

ATO COMPLIANCE – THE BIG PICTURE 

DTC believes that if practitioners and their clients were more informed about the tax compliance landscape the tax system would function better. This is the first in a series of articles where we provide insights into the ATO’s compliance program.    MEASUREMENT...
DATA MATCHING – BE ON YOUR GUARD

DATA MATCHING – BE ON YOUR GUARD

DATA MATCHING  – BE ON YOUR GUARD  There was an article in the AccountantsDaily on the 22nd of July referencing the linkages between Centrelink and the ATO and the targeting of those incorrectly claiming both social security benefits and JobKeeper payments. This...
JobKeeper Compliance

JobKeeper Compliance

In these difficult and unprecedented times, it is understandable that there is confusion around the JobKeeper arrangements.  Rushing to meet needs of businesses affected by COVID19 the Government, Treasury, the ATO have miscalculated the numbers involved. Rushing to...
TPB – WORK RELATED EXPENSES GUIDANCE

TPB – WORK RELATED EXPENSES GUIDANCE

Work related expenses have probably been a tax quandary from soon after 1936. From the notion of explaining how much your income was, what your deductions where and then tell us – to much more complicated considerations of whether an item relates to earning assessable...
COVID-19

COVID-19

 DOES YOUR BUSINESS OWE THE ATO MONEY BECAUSE OF THE IMPACT OF COVID-19?   The economic impacts of COVID-19 have been especially harsh on small to medium businesses.  The good news is that generic support is available, including the government initiatives largely...
The Taxing Business of Tax Audits

The Taxing Business of Tax Audits

Visiting the dentist is one of the worst experiences that people have.  The anticipation, the pain, and the unexpected nasty surprise – both in your mouth and pocket! One of life’s other unpleasant experiences is a tax audit.  Those of us, who have nothing...

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