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ATO clears up FAQs about Single Touch Payroll
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GST reporting: common errors and how to correct them
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LRBAs, guarantees in need of review after property market falls
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Victorian Property Valuation Cycle
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Australia - toward EOFY 2019
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Australian Taxation Office (ATO) expects 200,000 to miss out on refunds by failing to lodge
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Biggest personal tax cuts in a decade a priority for Government
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Government rules out GST changes following ATO report
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ATO issues warning after ‘unprecedented’ spike in impersonation scams
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Crypto transactions in ATO sights with new data-matching program
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Government to establish $2 billion fund for small business lending
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Small business corporate tax rates Bill is now law
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ATO to double rental deduction audits to 4,500
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ATO set to issue excess super contribution determinations
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How's Australia going as we approach the election?
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Single Touch Payroll (STP) is compulsory for all small businesses.
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Federal Budget 2019 - Overview
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How the 2019 Federal Budget affects you
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FBT Reminder – Odometer Reading
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‘Big awareness push’ underway as STP deadline approaches
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GST collection on overseas goods at 300% of forecasts
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The problem with getting to 53 years of age.
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Lost Beneficiaries
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New quarterly STP reporting method for closely held payees revealed
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Some Australian figures to help on Budget night.
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Employers hit with rolling SG audits as ATO toughens stance
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Resources to help understand and implement Single Touch Payroll (STP)
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Big fines, prison on the cards as new SG penalties introduced
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Quarter 3 of, 2016 archive
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Charities need to lodge Annual Statements
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ATO ramps up surveillance on unusual assets
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ATO exposes dodgy deductions, with examples
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Scammers New Ploy – “You Will Be Arrested”
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Making sense of NALI
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Locking Up Bank Accounts
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Is the hype around the new super changes warranted or simply codswallop?
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Change to salary sacrifice
Scammers New Ploy – “You Will Be Arrested”

 

Don’t be alarmed and don’t respond – just hang up!

       

 

If it wasn’t serious, it would be laughable.  Scammers have become serial pests.

 

Taxpayers are being telephoned by scammers who in quite a friendly way, explain that they can avoid arrest by paying a fine almost always just (less than $9,999) to the Australian Taxation Office.  Arrest will NOT happen!

Your tax agent will know what recovery action, if any, is being taken by the Australian Taxation Office.

Our advice is be prepared and assume you will receive a call from a scammer.  Some taxpayers simply never answer the phone – let the answer machine screen your calls and only call back legitimate callers.