Improvements to GST risk assessment


Are you a business that has had a GST refund held up as a part of the ATO’s risk assessment program to verify GST refunds? The Inspector-General of Taxation (IGT) has recently completed and released his review into ATO’s practice and the findings are surprisingly good for the ATO. Even so, as a part of […]

Small business tax concessions


Businesses that satisfy a certain turnover threshold may qualify as a small business entity. The advantages of being a small business entity includes access to a range of tax concessions including lower tax rates, capital allowance concession, trading stock concession, as well as FBT and GST concessions. If you think your business is a small […]

Are you ready for GST on low-value goods?

GST components

If you’re running a foreign business that supplies low-value goods to Australia, you may be caught in the GST net from 1 July 2018. From that date the ATO will be using a number of information resources to find non-compliant businesses including: financial data tracking that follows the flow of funds from purchasers to suppliers […]

Home is where the GST is

Men in suits reviewing documents

In a bid to tackle non-compliance of GST obligations from developers selling properties, the government has introduced a new measure that require buyers of new residential premises and subdivisions of potential residential land to make a payment of part of the purchase price to the ATO. This measure has been introduced in response to developers […]