Tax Office Warning To Get Your Tax Right

Tax Office Warning To Get Your Tax Right

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is warning taxpayers to take their time to get their tax returns right. In the first place, this means waiting until August before you lodge your return.
Late News
  • Be Wary About Investing In Scams

    20:00' 17-05-2017

    Be Wary About Investing In Scams

    The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) reminds consumers to stay informed and protect themselves against investment scams.  

  • How To Prepare For Your Retirement

    18:19' 10-05-2017

    How To Prepare For Your Retirement

    Australia’s superannuation system is one of the largest in the world, with approximately $2 trillion in assets. However, research reported by Wade Matterson for financial consultants Milliman a year ago shows that a majority of Australians are still significantly unprepared for retirement.

  • Budget Includes First Home Super Saver Scheme

    17:36' 10-05-2017

    Budget Includes First Home Super Saver Scheme

    The Federal Budget has offered hope to first-home buyers, allowing them to put up to $30,000 in their superannuation accounts, saving on tax. The government claims the First Home Super Saver Scheme will help people save the money for a deposit 30% faster.

  • Financial Close For Major Building Projects

    13:50' 01-05-2017

    Financial Close For Major Building Projects

    Privately-owned advisory firm Point Polaris has achieved financial close for five apartment projects and one hotel project, worth a combined end value of $320 million, in the first quarter of 2017.

  • Shoppers May Be Banned From eBay

    13:54' 24-04-2017

    Shoppers May Be Banned From eBay

    Overseas sellers of online goods are not happy about Australias new GST laws, and are threatening to block Australian customers from their sites.

  • Balancing The Cost Of Health Insurance

    20:01' 20-04-2017

    Balancing The Cost Of Health Insurance

    All Australians have government funded health insurance under the Medicare system, but the system is subject to change, and recently there have even been rumours it might be scrapped in the Budget.

  • Energy Retailing Needs Better Regulation

    13:44' 19-04-2017

    Energy Retailing Needs Better Regulation

    Dr Ron Ben-David, chair of Victorias Essential Services Commission, says the Australian energy market is “rigged” and requires government intervention.

  • Coalition Divided Over Super For Homebuyers

    14:08' 12-04-2017

    Coalition Divided Over Super For Homebuyers

    A proposal to allow young people to borrow from their superannuation for a first-home deposit is causing division in the Federal Government.

  • Measures To Promote Responsible Lending

    14:36' 10-04-2017

    Measures To Promote Responsible Lending

    In 2015, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) reviewed interest-only loans provided by 11 home lenders, and issued a number of recommendations for home lenders to comply with their responsible lending obligations. 

  • Citibank Refunds $5m For Undisclosed Fees

    15:20' 03-04-2017

    Citibank Refunds $5m For Undisclosed Fees

    The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has warned consumers that some credit card transactions will attract international transaction fees, even if they seem to be made wholly within Australia.

  • ACCC To Review Electricity Prices

    15:17' 30-03-2017

    ACCC To Review Electricity Prices

    The Turnbull Government has directed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to review retail electricity prices.

  • “Loan Sharks” Should Face Tougher Laws

    15:25' 29-03-2017

    “Loan Sharks” Should Face Tougher Laws

    Acting together, a number of consumer groups, including Choice, Consumer Action Law Centre and Financial Counselling Australia, went to Canberra last week to call for changes to the lending laws.

  • Tax Office Checks Facebook Status

    13:14' 20-03-2017

    Tax Office Checks Facebook Status

    The Australian Tax Office (ATO) is widening its data tracking and monitoring methods to search out people who have more wealth than they declare, according to a recent report.

  • Siri-Like Platform Helps Personal Budgeting

    12:56' 16-03-2017

    Siri-Like Platform Helps Personal Budgeting

    A new app uses a Siri-like Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform to help organise personal and household accounting.

  • How Spending Helps The Economy

    14:46' 14-03-2017

    How Spending Helps The Economy

    Sometimes we use the word economy to mean saving money. But when it comes to the national economy, were told to do the opposite, spend money.

  • Young People Want To Learn About Super

    15:15' 28-02-2017

    Young People Want To Learn About Super

    Young people want to know more about superannuation, and they want to know about it now, Money magazine reported recently.

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