8 pieces of legislation in limbo

Legislation in limbo A budget, an election and the legislation that hasn’t made it through. The February 2019 Parliamentary sitting days were the last opportunity before the Federal Budget for the Government to introduce or push through new legislation. Next month, on 2 April, Parliament reconvenes for the Federal Budget and it’s likely that an…

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What is main residence exemption?

Generally, you do not pay CGT on the sale of your private home. A full exemption should be available if the following conditions are met: You are an individual who is selling a dwelling or an ownership interest in a dwelling; The dwelling has been your home for the entire ownership period; The dwelling has…

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Santa’s Tax Crises

A light-hearted look at the complexity of Australian tax laws Dear Santa, Thank you for the opportunity to provide tax advice for your operation. We are pleased you have initiated this advice as the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is looking closely at any business or individual that operates within Australia but has significant transactions or operations…