Posted in Accounting Software
on 14 March 2018
Capital Gains Tax is a harsh reality for any investor. It pays to stay on top of record keeping for your capital assets, especially long-term ones. It may seem difficult to keep track of everything now but in twenty years time it will be even more difficult.
Two of the most common capital assets in Australia are shares and property.
Outlined below are examples of the information you may require for capital gains tax purposes.
Original purchase details, incl...
on 9 January 2014
The Australian Taxation Office has just released an updated version of their taxpayer assist App.
You can find this App by simply searching ‘ATO’ in your relevant App store.
The prominent features of the App are:
Access current income tax rates for Australian residents, foreign residents and minors;
Read the latest tax news, any important updates, frequently asked questions and give feedback;
Calculate a payment plan for your tax liab...
on 10 July 2013
Did you know that you are required by law to give your employees their payslip within one day of their pay day, either in hard copy or electronically? Not providing your employees their payslips in a timely and correct manner can lead to serious consequences under the Fair Work legislation.
So… what should be included on the payslips?
The name of the employer
The employer’s ABN
The employees’ name
Date of payment
on 21 June 2013
The first annual Taxable Payments Report is due 28 July 2013 (or 21 July for those businesses who lodge monthly Business Activity Statements) for businesses primarily in the building and construction industry who have made payments to subcontractors during the year ending 30 June 2013.
The Government has designed this report to improve compliance with tax obligations by those contractors who are currently not doing the right thing. However, the reporting obligation...