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ATO doubles down on retirees

ATO doubles down on retirees

ATO doubles down on retirees

Rental property owners are being warned to ensure their claims are accurate this tax time.

ATO ‘spoofing’ scams on the rise

ato scam

ATO ‘spoofing’ scams on the rise

The ATO has already received 40,225 reports of impersonation scams in 2019.

New cruise tax on the way?

Cruisers could soon be forced to pay a ‘green tax’

New cruise tax on the way?

If the Government has its way, cruisers could soon be paying a ‘green tax’ on ...

Are you in the ATO’s crosshairs?

What will the ATO be targeting come tax time this year?

Are you in the ATO’s crosshairs?

What will the ATO be targeting come tax time this year?

Alternatives to unliked ‘retiree tax’

Three alternatives to Labor’s unpopular ‘retiree tax’

Alternatives to unliked ‘retiree tax’

Rice Warner suggests three alternatives to Labor’s franking credits policy.

Cash refunds should stay: economist

Franking credits are being ‘rorted on an industrial scale’

Cash refunds should stay: economist

Franking credits are being ‘rorted on an industrial scale’, says prominent economist.

So-called ‘retiree tax’ debacle

Inquiry into franking credit policy being scrutinised

So-called ‘retiree tax’ debacle

Inquiry to test public response to franking credit policy now under scrutiny.

Who'll be hurt most by tax changes?

man upset about money

Who'll be hurt most by tax changes?

The losers from Labor’s capital gains tax policy aren’t all where you would expect them ...

Where to stash nest egg?

Where to stash nest egg?

Where to stash nest egg?

Monica asks Noel Whittaker for feedback on how best to invest her nest egg.

Will rent plan create tax issues?

Will rent plan create tax issues?

Will rent plan create tax issues?

The implications for pensioner couple in renting out a spare bedroom.

How dividend plan could affect you

How dividend plan could affect you

How dividend plan could affect you

Tony Kaye explains the likely impact of the Labor Party’s plan on franking credits.

How to simplify our tax system

How to simplify our tax system

How to simplify our tax system

Noel Whittaker offers a solution that he says is working well.

How to avoid dividend dismay

How to avoid dividend dismay

How to avoid dividend dismay

InvestSMART warns: don’t put a high yield too far up your list of wants.

Franking credits could cost votes

Franking credits could cost votes

Franking credits could cost votes

A survey of older Aussies finds little support for closing the franking credits loophole.

Should this tax loophole be closed?

Friday Flash Poll: Is shutting this tax loophole long overdue?

Should this tax loophole be closed?

Labor’s unpopular franking credits policy has a new enemy.

Easing tax load on beneficiaries

Easing tax load on beneficiaries

Easing tax load on beneficiaries

Noel Whittaker tells Jane how to organise her assets to minimise taxes on her death.

Is your super being maximised?

Is your super being maximised?

Is your super being maximised?

Super rules are changing all the time. Here we tell you what you need to ...

ATO sets its sights on super

Australian Tax Office turning its sights to super

ATO sets its sights on super

The Australian Tax Office is targeting self-managed super funds.

Why would you work until 70?

What would encourage older Australians to work until 70?

Why would you work until 70?

What would encourage older Australians to work longer?

Can Bec avoid capital gains tax?

Can Bec avoid capital gains tax?

Can Bec avoid capital gains tax?

Noel Whittaker outlines the likely ramifications in sale of inherited house.

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.

What the ATO will target this year

Tax-time refresher before you complete your return

What the ATO will target this year

Cryptocurrency and Uber claims join the income tax return hit list.

When death is not a tax deduction

When death is not a tax deduction

When death is not a tax deduction

How to know if an estate needs to lodge an income tax return.

Would a trust benefit your family?

Would a trust benefit your family?

Would a trust benefit your family?

Can trusts keep avoiding $3.5b in taxes and Bill Shorten’s threats to make them pay?

How tax cuts will affect you

Tax cuts: older Australians will lose out in the long run

How tax cuts will affect you

The Government’s tax package promises short-term gains but long-term pain.

Post-Budget, this is what counts

Post-Budget, this is what counts

Post-Budget, this is what counts

Now that the Budget 2018 dust has settled, we reveal what matters most for retirees.

Lift social security spend: survey

Lift social security spend: survey

Lift social security spend: survey

‘Wealthy and big business not paying their fair share’.

Get tax right and triple the pension

Economists warn against company tax cuts

Get tax right and triple the pension

The Government's defence of proposed company tax cuts is becoming untenable.

How to find your tax refund

How to find your tax refund

How to find your tax refund

You may not realise you are owed a refund from company tax paid on your ...

Bury big business tax cuts for good

Bury big business tax cuts for good

Bury big business tax cuts for good

The case for corporate tax cuts is flawed and will hurt ordinary Australians.

Why the wealthy are getting richer

Why the wealthy are getting richer

Why the wealthy are getting richer

How the tax breaks and benefits favour the rich.

Tax cuts will hurt Age Pension

How will corporate tax cuts affect your Age Pension?

Tax cuts will hurt Age Pension

Peak bodies concerned that tax cuts would come at the expense of welfare.

How parcel sting will make you pay

How parcel sting will make you pay

How parcel sting will make you pay

The Department of Home Affairs wants you to pay for the cost of screening parcels.

Experts explain franking credits

australian stock exchange screen

Experts explain franking credits

The franking credits fiasco has become more complicated than necessary.

Retirees could escape 'tax grab'

Change to Labor 'tax grab' will benefit 350,000 older Australians

Retirees could escape 'tax grab'

Labor's election win prompts Bill Shorten to forge ahead with unpopular tax grab.

Labor declares war on wealthy retirees

Labor declares war on wealthy retirees

Labor declares war on wealthy retirees

Shorten to announce plan to save $59b over 10 years.

Corporate tax in Australia a joke

Hundreds of Australian companies avoid paying tax

Corporate tax in Australia a joke

The list of Australian companies that don’t pay any tax is simply gobsmacking.

Aussies reject company tax cuts

Aussies reject company tax cuts

Aussies reject company tax cuts

More people support increasing the company tax rate than decreasing it.

Do you have to declare eBay sales?

Do you have to declare eBay sales?

Do you have to declare eBay sales?

Maria wants to know if she can sell items on eBay without declaring it to ...

How to have a tax-free retirement

How to have a tax-free retirement

How to have a tax-free retirement

Expert advice on how to make your funds go further

How to supercharge your super savings

How to supercharge your super savings

How to supercharge your super savings

Putting extra super away now will accelerate your nest egg’s growth

Centrelink snitches raise $40m

Centrelink snitches raise $40m

Centrelink snitches raise $40m

Centrelink snitches raise nearly $40 million in welfare debt.

Taxpayers pay for MP to attend GF

Julie Bishop uses taxpayer money to attend AFL grand final

Taxpayers pay for MP to attend GF

Julie Bishop defends her use of taxpayer money to pay for her day at the ...

Super tax carve-up explained

superannuation tax

Super tax carve-up explained

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

Dick Smith tackles immigration

Dick Smith tackles immigration

Dick Smith tackles immigration

Outspoken entrepreneur wants to raise company tax rate and cut immigration.

Should governments pay for pets?

Celebrity vet Dr Chris Brown

Should governments pay for pets?

Pet owners save the taxpayer billions, prompting calls for compensation.

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.

You’re paying for return to surplus

Coalition shifts tax burden from businesses to the individual

You’re paying for return to surplus

Parliamentary Budget Office report shows that the nation’s tax burden is now on you.

EOFY brings many changes

The new financial year brings with it many money changes

EOFY brings many changes

It’s the end of the financial year, and the beginning of a many money changes ...

Five weird tax deductions

fake boobs

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.

How much will the bank levy cost you?

australian money and a calculator

How much will the bank levy cost you?

The Australia Institute has calculated how much the bank levy will cost if it’s passed ...

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.

Calls to cap tax advice deductions

Calls to cap tax advice deductions

Calls to cap tax advice deductions

Labor’s $3000 limit on accounting deductions will only hit millionaires.

ATO fraud: how did it happen?

$165 million tax fraud is Australia’s largest ever white collar crime

ATO fraud: how did it happen?

The Australian Federal Police say ATO $165 million tax fraud is unprecedented.

Banks upset at ‘surprise’ tax

Big banks threaten to pass on 'surprise tax' costs to customers

Banks upset at ‘surprise’ tax

The big banks are warning that any cost to them will be passed onto consumers.

Treasurer won’t disclose modelling

Treasurer refuses to disclose economic modelling on tax cuts

Treasurer won’t disclose modelling

Scott Morrison has refused to provide economic modelling on company tax cuts.

Should we keep the deficit levy?

Labor calls on the Government to keep the deficit levy

Should we keep the deficit levy?

Labor questions the PM giving millionaires a $16,400 handout at the expense of the poor.

How are my pensions taxed?

Mature man in office looking at finanical documents

How are my pensions taxed?

Ken is confused about how his Age Pension and income stream are taxed.

Taxman gunning for online sellers

The ATO is targeting anyone who earns money from online sources

Taxman gunning for online sellers

Australians are being warned that the ATO is tracking online sources of income.

ATO remains offline

Tax file number from the ATO

ATO remains offline

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

Government backs off backpacker tax

backpackers working on a strawberry farm

Government backs off backpacker tax

The Government backflips on its plans for a 32.5 per cent tax on backpacker workers.

Super changes cater to wealthy

Super changes reinforce Government’s focus on rich

Super changes cater to wealthy

Scrapping the $500,000 lifetime cap will only benefit rich Australians.

So, who do we tax Mr Morrison?

Treasurer blames ‘taxed-nots’ for risk of recession

So, who do we tax Mr Morrison?

The Treasurer claims there are too few taxpayers helping to reduce the deficit.

More clues about super exemptions

Scott Morrison sheds more light on super cap exemptions

More clues about super exemptions

Treasurer Scott Morrison sheds more light on ‘life event’ super cap exemptions.

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 – ...

10 tips towards financial health

10 things to do for your financial health this year

10 tips towards financial health

The start of the financial year is a great time to hit reset on your ...

Labor’s super plan still unclear

Labor is being criticised of keeping voters in the dark about super

Labor’s super plan still unclear

Labor is being accused of keeping voters in the dark about its plans for superannuation.

Are you in the ATO's sights at tax time?

Are you in the ATO's sights at tax time?

Are you in the ATO's sights at tax time?

The Australian Tax Office tells taxpayers what it’s targeting come tax time.

You could avoid paying extra tax

Private health insurance: avoid paying extra tax

You could avoid paying extra tax

Private health insurance cover can reduce your tax burden.

Crackdown on tax avoidance

Government plans to crackdown on multinational tax avoidance

Crackdown on tax avoidance

The Government has announced tougher laws to target tax avoidance.

What does this mean for you?

How will the new tax changes affect the individual?

What does this mean for you?

How will the Government’s 2016 Budget affect real people?

How the PM plans to tax super

portrait of australian prime  minister malcolm turnbull

How the PM plans to tax super

Big changes to how the Government plans to tax superannuation may be on the way.

Company tax cuts not the answer

newspaper advert saying no to company tax cuts

Company tax cuts not the answer

Fifty prominent Australians have called on the Government not to cut the company tax rate.

Should Australia adopt a sugar tax?

Should Australia adopt a sugar tax?

Should Australia adopt a sugar tax?

The UK has announced that it will implement a sugar tax within two years.

ACOSS $9.5 billion savings plan

ACOSS $9.5 billion savings plan

ACOSS $9.5 billion savings plan

ACOSS has handed the Government a plan to save around $9.5 billion a year.

Unpopular GST increase on the cards

GST rise: opposed by 54 per cent of voters

Unpopular GST increase on the cards

The latest Newspoll results suggest a GST increase won’t be well received.

Will your home be taxed?

Should the family homes tax exemption be scrapped?

Will your home be taxed?

A new report suggests that the capital gains tax exemption for the main residence should ...

Age Pension changes flawed

Age Pension: Industry Super Australia calls tempered changes

Age Pension changes flawed

ISA has called for the May 2015 budget pension changes to be wound back.

PM Turnbull now targeting super

PM Turnbull now targeting super

PM Turnbull now targeting super

The Turnbull Government may now be targeting super tax instead of raising the GST.

Tobacco tax on the radar

Tobacco tax on the radar

Tobacco tax on the radar

If Labor wins the next Federal Election, it will implement more tax increases on tobacco.

PM denies white paper “on hold”

PM denies white paper “on hold”

PM denies white paper “on hold”

The Prime Minister has denied suspending work on the tax white paper.

Super tax breaks back on agenda

Super tax breaks back on agenda

Super tax breaks back on agenda

Financial Services Inquiry head, David Murray, has called for the new PM to rethink super.

Your retirement survival guide

Your retirement survival guide

Your retirement survival guide

Here are 10 ways to reduce your financial concerns in retirement.

Should over 65s pay income tax?

Should over 65s pay income tax?

Should over 65s pay income tax?

Major groups are calling on Canberra to stay open-minded about tax reform.

Cost of imports to skyrocket

Cost of imports to skyrocket

Cost of imports to skyrocket

The Government plans to increase the GST on imported products purchased online.

Tax cuts at next federal election

Tax cuts at next federal election

Tax cuts at next federal election

Joe Hockey announced that he would like to promise tax cuts at the next federal ...

GST talks back on the table?

GST talks back on the table?

GST talks back on the table?

Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has put an increase in GST back on the agenda.

Start the financial year properly

Start the financial year properly

Start the financial year properly

The new financial year is a good time to get back on track.

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.

Budget 2015/16 – what to expect

Budget 2015/16 – what to expect

Budget 2015/16 – what to expect

Pension changes, new taxes on multinationals and GST on online sales are expected.

Hands off super: Costello

Hands off super: Costello

Hands off super: Costello

Peter Costello has warned the government against tinkering with our superannuation system.

An end of tax breaks for the rich?

An end of tax breaks for the rich?

An end of tax breaks for the rich?

The super rich could soon see an end to tax concessions on their superannuation incomes.

Towards a fairer tax system

Towards a fairer tax system

Towards a fairer tax system

A discussion paper calls for lower, simpler and fairer taxes.

An alternative to reverse mortgages

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An alternative to reverse mortgages

Information provided by Centrelink People of Age Pension age (or their ...

Multinationals continue to avoid tax

Multinationals continue to avoid tax

Multinationals continue to avoid tax

Multinationals continue to shift profits offshore to avoid paying tax.

Bank tax to slug savers

Bank tax to slug savers

Bank tax to slug savers

Kevin Rudd’s plan to a bank deposit tax could see savers slugged on interest.

Capital Gains Tax on the family home

Capital Gains Tax on the family home

Capital Gains Tax on the family home

Alan has heard that Capital Gains Tax may be introduced on the sale of ...

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

Super contribution limits

Super contribution limits

Super contribution limits

Getting caught out paying too much into super can result in a hefty and unexpected ...

Allocated pension merger

Allocated pension merger

Allocated pension merger

Craig Hall of the National Information Centre for Retirement Investments INC (NICRI) has some advice ...

Are Medicare rebates classed as income?

Are Medicare rebates classed as income?

Are Medicare rebates classed as income?

Medicare rebates will now be paid electronically. How will this money be assessed?

What you need to tell the tax man

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What you need to tell the tax man

With tax time approaching, do you need to complete a tax return and if ...

Welfare crackdown on eBay sellers

Welfare crackdown on eBay sellers

Welfare crackdown on eBay sellers

Selling on eBay? You may be forced to declare this extra income

A serious budget for serious times

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A serious budget for serious times

Yesterday I was privileged to again attend the Budget Lock-up, but what exactly is a ...

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Overseas pensions

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Medicare government rebate

Medicare government rebate

Medicare government rebate

Families and individuals that pay private health insurance premiums are eligible for the Federal ...

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