Key changes for FY2023-24 The instant asset write-off incentive is a tax-saving initiative introduced by the Australian Government, which allows eligible businesses to deduct the full cost of certain assets in the year they are purchased, rather than claiming the cost over a number of years. The Government has announced that it will reduce the
Tax planning is an essential aspect of financial management that requires careful consideration and strategic decision-making. One effective way to ensure optimal tax management is by engaging in regular tax planning meetings with your accountant at Walshs. These meetings provide a valuable opportunity to collaborate, analyse, and develop personalised strategies to navigate the complexities of
New legislation allows exemptions from paying Fringe benefits tax (FBT) on private use of electric vehicles which meet certain conditions. This article will help you make an informed decision on your next vehicle purchase, exploring the pros and cons and providing any necessary information. What is accepted…and the conditions: The first barrier to the exemption,
If you are an employer, then you will no doubt be aware of Single Touch Payroll (STP) and your obligations to be compliant to the STP2 changes that all employers must complete before 31st March 2023. The Government announced in the 2019-20 Budget, that Single Touch Payroll (STP) would be expanded to include additional information.
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has recently revised the fixed rate method for claiming working from home deductions. Previously, the fixed rate was 52 cents per hour and covered only running expenses for home office use. However, the new rate has been increased to 67 cents per hour and now includes additional expenses such as
On the evening of Tuesday 25 October 2022, Australia’s Treasurer, Jim Chalmers, delivered the nation’s 2022-23 Budget, Labor’s first since taking office earlier this year. While the Budget features a couple of key proposals aimed at providing cost-of-living relief for young families, it had a fairly light touch in the areas of taxation, superannuation and
From 30 June 2023, the way Queensland Land Tax is calculated will change. What is changing, what is not changing, and who will this affect? For answers to these questions and more – read on. What is land tax? Land tax is a state tax and currently calculated on the freehold land you owned
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