is a quick reference for ATO income tax rates and related information


Carbon Tax Gone – But Budget Headaches Remain

The government has finally achieved its much-publicised objective of getting rid of the carbon tax, when the Senate approved the package of repeal bills on 17 July 2014. But winning the Senate’s approval has come at a cost – in earlier repeal attempts the government … read more


Time To Lodge Your Tax Return – But Don’t Be TOO Quick

It’s that time of the year again, when tax returns are required to be lodged. Individual taxpayers have until 31 October to lodge, unless listed with a registered tax agent who can spread their tax return lodgment load over a longer period. In addition to the eTax Software tax … read more


PAYG Thresholds For Small Business and Individuals Get Long Over-Due Face-Lift

In the first overhaul of thresholds in more than a decade, the Small Business Minister Bruce Billson has announced a significant review of PAYG thresholds and activity statement compliance requirements. Requirements to pay tax as you go by instalments are triggered when business or investment … read more


Child Care Rebate Cap Indexation Pause Approved By Parliament

The budget 2014 savings measure to pause indexation of the $7,500 cap on the government’s contribution to child care out-of-pocket expenses has been passed by both houses of parliament and will take effect from 1 July 2014. Indexation of the cap was to have resumed on … read more

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