Laundry Expenses Hung Out to Dry

ATO crackdown on laundry expense overclaims.   The ATO is airing the ‘dirty laundry’ on work-related clothing and laundry expenses warning that it is closely reviewing claims. “Last year around 6 million people claimed work-related clothing and laundry expenses, with total claims adding up to nearly $1.8 billion. While many of these claims will be…

ATO to Audit Dodgy Rental Property Tax Deductions

The ATO has announced its focus on the scrutiny of 2019 tax returns, particularly those with rental property tax deductions. It’s fair to say that the ATO’s decision to increase audit activity of rental property deductions has come about with justification. A random sample of tax returns, which included rental property tax deductions, revealed that…

New PAYG Withholding rules for Employers

Will your business be denied this tax deduction? Non-compliance with the new PAYG Withholding rules could cost your business thousands in income tax.   Are you a business owner with employees or contractors? You need to be aware that new PAYG withholding rules are now in place to deny tax deductions for salary and wages…