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FBT – Christmas Parties and Taxi Fares

Some employers, who are commendably anxious to protect their employees and clients from the drink/driving laws, also pay for taxis to and from the place of entertainment.

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Comprehensive statistics on how Australia is performing.

Hungry for income? Choose carefully.

When you are working or looking for a job, it’s only natural to think about the size of your paycheck. After all, you need to pay your bills, and it always helps to have a little extra.

Retiree self-protection: A volatility-and-downturn ‘bucket’

The latest fall in share prices close to the 10-year anniversary of the global financial crisis (GFC) is likely to prompt more retirees and near-retirees to think about creating a volatility-and-downturn cash bucket.

Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT): employees’ private use of vehicles

The Australian Taxation Office has issued guidance for employers on determining an employee’s private use of a vehicle.

ATO to contact clients over bank details

The Tax Office will be sending SMS text messages to clients who provided incorrect bank account details in their tax return over the next few weeks.

Appetite for property in SMSFs shows signs of life despite tough market

Interest in property investment from younger SMSF trustees continue to hold steady despite tighter policy controls around SMSF lending and some banks exiting the space altogether, says one mid-tier firm.

Superannuation gender gap narrowing, research shows

Over the past decade, there has been improvement in the number of women holding superannuation accounts and the size of their superannuation balances compared with that of men, according to a research house.

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Identification numbers for directors

The Government has announced a package of reforms to combat phoenix activities, including the introduction of a Director Identification Number (DIN).

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