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Small Business Ombudsman: It’s time to talk tax

- July 6, 2021 2 MIN READ

With the events unfolding right now, you could be forgiven for forgetting it is the end of the financial year.writes Bruce Billson, Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman. It’s really important to be proactive at tax time – no matter how difficult the past 12 months have been on your small or family business.… Read more »


Work from home shortcut extended as tax deadline looms

- October 29, 2020 3 MIN READ

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is urging Australians to lodge their tax returns or register with a tax agent as the final week to lodge a tax return for the 2019-2020 financial year draws to a close. The ATO is encouraging Aussies to take advantage of their myTax service to file,  as much of the… Read more »


5 tips to get your tax in order before October 31

- October 23, 2020 2 MIN READ

If you run a side hustle you have less than two weeks to lodge your individual tax return of face fines from the Australian Tax Office (ATO). Don’t stress – these tips from Chartered Accountants Australia will help simplify things. “For some, the process of lodging a tax return can seem daunting, however knowing a… Read more »

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2020 has been difficult but your tax return doesn’t need to be

- June 18, 2020 4 MIN READ

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) recognises that the small business community has experienced significant challenges this year. Therefore the ATO has devised a range of different approaches to support taxpayers and the community through this tax time. Assistant Commissioner Karen Foat said the ATO is aware many individuals, businesses and their tax agents will have… Read more »


Adopting technology can help SMBs save time and money

- July 2, 2019 3 MIN READ

The beginning of the new financial year can be a transformative time for small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) in terms of reviewing finances and making important business decisions about the year ahead. Technology can help SMBs ensure their tax duties and reporting are accurate and useful – saving time, boosting compliance, budgeting more effectively, to position them… Read more »