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It is pleasing to see that the Australian government has made changes to the approach to small business taxation disputes with the Australian Taxation Office. The way the Australian taxation system works regarding disputes with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has been on a pay now...

The progressive lowering of company tax rates may have the effect of locking the benefit of any tax paid at a higher rate in the franking account. A company pays tax at a certain rate on the income year and franking debits accrue at that...

For the 2016–2017 income year, the company tax rate for small businesses decreases to 27.5%. Companies with turnover of less than $10 million are eligible for this rate. The maximum franking credit that can be allocated to a frankable distribution has also been reduced to...

Share economy participants reminded of tax obligations The ATO has reminded tax professionals to consider clients who may be involved in the share economy. Some individuals may not be aware they have tax obligations when earning income through the sharing economy. The types of goods or...