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Retiree fleeced of $236,000

Phone scammers threaten issuing arrest warrant

Retiree fleeced of $236,000

Thousands of Australians unwittingly reveal bank details after threats of arrest.

Unpaid super problem getting worse

Unpaid super problem getting worse

Unpaid super problem getting worse

New analysis of ATO data suggests the scourge of unpaid super is getting worse.

How the ATO checks on you

Two people unhappy

How the ATO checks on you

The tax office puts losses at $906 per person – and it wants to lower ...

Woman fails to lodge 91 tax returns

Woman fails to lodge 91 tax returns

Woman fails to lodge 91 tax returns

Court orders 12-month suspended sentence for woman who defied the ATO.

Taxman has last say on super ‘dip’

Taxman to have last say on early release superannuation

Taxman has last say on super ‘dip’

Final say on accessing super early on compassionate grounds will rest with the taxman.

ATO wants to give away billions

ATO wants to give away billions

ATO wants to give away billions

Have you checked if you have unclaimed super?

$18 billion superannuation bonanza

$18 billion superannuation bonanza

$18 billion superannuation bonanza

One in four Australians have claims to more than $18 billion in superannuation.

Super tax carve-up explained

superannuation tax

Super tax carve-up explained

The taxman has many ways of extracting a share of your super.

YLC takes your views to Canberra

YLC takes your views to Canberra

YLC takes your views to Canberra

Recently, we asked your thoughts on tax and now you will be heard.

Five weird tax deductions

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Five weird tax deductions

Here are five weird tax deductions that are perfectly legitimate.

Are you in the ATO's sights?

Are you in the ATO's sights?

Are you in the ATO's sights?

If you own a rental property, you’ll be in the ATO’s crosshairs come tax time.

Don’t fall foul of tax scam

Don’t fall foul of tax scam

Don’t fall foul of tax scam

If you receive a call from the ATO demanding money, hang up.

Beware of tax scam emails and SMS

Tax scam

Beware of tax scam emails and SMS

It’s time to be prepared for the influx of scam ATO emails, phone calls and ...

Is your data safe with the ATO?

Is your data safe with the ATO?

Is your data safe with the ATO?

30 ATO staff accessed members of the public's private data without authority.

Robo-debt Senate inquiry starts

Senate inquiry into Centrelink debt recovery system

Robo-debt Senate inquiry starts

Community sector representatives have called Centrelink’s debt recovery system inhumane.

ATO stalking your social media

The Australian Tax Office is stalking your Facebook posts

ATO stalking your social media

Government departments, such as the ATO, are looking at your social media posts.

ATO remains offline

Tax file number from the ATO

ATO remains offline

After its system crashed, online ATO services remain unavailable to customers.

How to lodge your tax online

How to lodge your tax return online with myTax

How to lodge your tax online

Do you pay for an accountant to do your taxes? Why not try myTax – ...

Grandma conned in fake ATO scam

Fake ATO scam: Melbourne grandmother scammed of $5000

Grandma conned in fake ATO scam

A Melbourne grandmother is the victim of a $5000 ATO scam involving iTunes gift cards.

Is your future being stolen?

Is your future being stolen?

Is your future being stolen?

Research suggests $44 billion in retirement savings could be lost over the next 10 years.

Claiming lost super to be simpler

Claiming lost super to be simpler

Claiming lost super to be simpler

New legislation should make it easier to claim lost superannuation.

Smart ways to use your tax refund

Smart ways to use your tax refund

Smart ways to use your tax refund

According to the ATO, the average taxpayer receives a refund of $2000.

Government blamed for ATO delays

Government blamed for ATO delays

Government blamed for ATO delays

Aussie taxpayers are having difficulties with the ATO’s new online tax system.

Your essential guide to super

Your essential guide to super

Your essential guide to super

Our quick guide will help you to understand your super better.

Multinational tax dodgers targeted

Multinational tax dodgers targeted

Multinational tax dodgers targeted

The Federal Government will close loopholes being exploited by multinationals.

Tax offset to end

Tax offset to end

Tax offset to end

This financial year will the last one in which you may be eligible to claim ...

Are you in the taxman’s sights?

Are you in the taxman’s sights?

Are you in the taxman’s sights?

The ATO has released its hit list of deductions on which it will be focusing.

Wealthy outsmarting the ATO

Wealthy outsmarting the ATO

Wealthy outsmarting the ATO

The wealthy are using a complex series of trusts and private companies to hide $500 ...

MyGov accounts

MyGov accounts

MyGov accounts

A MyGov account will be required for those who wish to complete a tax return ...

Tax receipts for individuals

Tax receipts for individuals

Tax receipts for individuals

The Government will issue receipts to approximately 10 million individuals.

Tax receipts for individuals

Tax receipts for individuals

Tax receipts for individuals

The Government will issue receipts to approximately 10 million individuals.

No escaping Capital Gains Tax

No escaping Capital Gains Tax

No escaping Capital Gains Tax

Claiming a Capital Gains Tax exemption for a property takes more than just living in ...

Phone scams on the rise

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Phone scams on the rise

Margaret was recently contacted by someone claiming to be from the ATO handing out ‘Hardship ...

Tax refund scam

Tax refund scam

Tax refund scam

Another scam has appeared, this time taking advantage of tax time.

Government grab for unclaimed super

Government grab for unclaimed super

Government grab for unclaimed super

A new measure will ensure that unclaimed super will go to the Australian Tax Office

Save your super

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Save your super

The recent share market plunge will have knocked 3 to 5 percent off super ...

ATO increases taxes after death

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ATO increases taxes after death

As the old saying goes, there is nothing surer than death and ...

Good housekeeping for SMSFs

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Good housekeeping for SMSFs

Australia currently boasts around 435,000 Self Managed Super Funds. Martin Murden provides ...

Find your super

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Find your super

With more than $13 billion in unclaimed super looking for a home, Australians are ...

Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF)

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Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF)

Managing your own super is a big responsibility, so it’s important you make sure it’s the best option for you. Starting your own Self Managed Super Fund (SMSF) will require you to make some important decisions about how to run your fund and structure it. If ...

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