STIMULUS PACKAGE ANNOUNCED
Amid the W.H.O officially declaring a global pandemic the Australian Government has released the details of the stimulus package that has been put in place to prevent a recession.
The stimulus package winners are:
$750 Cash payments
Those receiving government benefits including those on Newstart, the Disability Support Pensions, Carers’ Allowance, You
Hand Sanitiser & Face Masks – Are they Tax Deductible?
With the latest COVID-19 pandemic outbreak putting people into a panic, it is well known by now that the most important thing you can do to try and prevent catching the Coronavirus is to wash your hands regularly with soap and water, and if that isn’t available use hand sanitiser.
Some people may be exposed to transm
Can I claim my Uniform on my Tax Return?
You can claim a tax deduction for the cost of buying and cleaning occupation-specific clothing, protective clothing, and unique, distinctive uniforms.
You need to keep receipts for the purchase, and diary records or written evidence of the cleaning costs to be able to make a claim.
Occupation specific clothing includes items specific to your oc
I work in Real Estate – What Can I Claim on my Tax Return?
If you work in the real estate industry, then you probably spend quite a bit trying to sell people ‘the great Australian dream’.
So if this sounds like then you may be able to claim these costs as a deduction in your etax return. Below is a list of the common deductions a real estate worker can claim:
Renting Out Part Of Your Home
When you rent out part of your home, (not to friends or relatives) either privately or using a sharing platform like Air BNB, you need to declare all the income and may be able to claim a deduction for expenses relating to it.
In order for us to work out what part of the costs belong to renting and which part belongs to your personal use, we need you to
I'm an Engineer - What can I claim on my Tax Return?
If you are an engineer, then you probably have to spend some hard-earned cash on work stuff.
The good news is, you can claim some of these back as tax deductions on your tax return.
Now don’t get too excited – first, you need to remember the ATO’s 3 golden rules:
You must have spent the m
What is Capital Gains Tax? Part Two
In our previous blog, we discussed what a Capital Gain is and when you may need to pay it. Yes, it was long...
So, we're doing you a favour... We're keeping this blog short!
In this blog, we will discuss what a Capital Loss is and how it can benefit you for future Capital Gains Tax purposes.
You might be asking, if I ha
What is Capital Gains Tax? - Part One
You may have heard the term “Capital Gains Tax” before when discussing the extremely interesting topic of tax with your friends or family. The following discussion will attempt to give you an idea of what capital gains tax is, when it applies and at what rate it applies. This way you can impress your friends and family with your knowledge wh
I'm a Nurse - What Can I Claim?
Nurses are there for more than just dressing a wound or giving someone their needles. They are the backbone of the medical industry, they are the decision makers, most of the time they’re at the forefront and need to determine quickly the best course of action, provide full care and be the communicators for their patients.
When it comes to requir
I make Donations to my Church, are they Tax Deductible?
Not all donations to a church are tax-deductible. So just because the person you sat next to last Sunday says that you can claim the cash you drop in the donation box, it may not necessarily be the case.
Churches are like other charities when working out if you can claim donations made to them. This means that your church needs to b