ATO backs down on ruling…!

(17/01/2020) The ATO has recently withdrawn Draft Miscellaneous Taxation Ruling MT 2018/D1 on the time limit for claiming input tax credits and fuel tax credits. Generally, under s 93-5 of the GST Act, the right to claim an input tax credit expires after 4 years and...

SMSF ‘Sole Purpose Test…?

(05/12/2019) To be eligible for superannuation fund tax concessions, SMSFs are required to be maintained for the sole purpose of providing retirement benefits to members, it is what is known as a sole purpose test (s 62 of the SIS Act). Failing the test could expose...

Support for bushfire victims

(17/01/2020) As the bushfires that devastated large swathes of the country continue on their destructive path leaving shatter communities in their wake, there are glimmers of hope with efforts to support and rebuild these communities starting to gather pace. In...

Ways to INCREASE your Super!

(13/12/2019) It’s coming up to the end of another year, among all the chaotic festivities, our thoughts may turn to goals and resolutions achieved during the year. Career successes, reaching fitness goals and life milestones are all causes for celebration. While most...

Better ASIC protection for consumers

(13/12/2019) While the Banking and Financial Services Royal Commission seems long ago in the minds of many, the people that have been financially affected by dubious practitioners will no doubt carry the scar of mistrust for life. This then, is precisely why the...