ITP are specialists in tax returns for individuals, with over 40 years’ experience in helping Queenslanders get the most back in their return each year. Whether you’re after a simple salary and wage tax return, or need expert tax advice – we’re here to help.
Being audited by the ATO is not on anyone’s wish list. It can be time-consuming, stressful and the worst case scenario could end up costing you money in extra tax, penalties or interest. If you’ve made mistakes in your return, failed to disclose information or misrepresented your financial situation, you could become a target for a review or audit.
If you’ve received this year’s tax refund, did you spend it wisely? Have you saved it or did you go out and treat yourself? It can be very tempting when getting your highly anticipated refund, to go straight out and splurge on something fun. But, for the longer-term planners and those who want bigger gains, there are other more useful and effective ways of leveraging your annual cash injection.
Let’s get the technical stuff out of the way. A Tax File Number (TFN) is a number that identifies you in the Australian tax and superannuation systems. It’s a unique, 9-digit number you likely received from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) when you got your first job.
30 June is a date most of us associate with the end of the financial year and the beginning of tax return season. But what’s less clear, are the deadlines for completing your tax return. This date can be different depending on whether you’re a business or an individual, as well as a range of other determining factors.
Well, it’s that time of year again. The time to round up your receipts and get ready to lodge your personal tax return. But let’s face it - unless you’re a tax professional, doing your taxes isn’t likely to be top of your list for the most relaxing or fun things to do. It can be confusing, time-consuming and stressful, which is why so many people turn to a professional for help.
The government introduced Single Touch Payroll (STP) in 2019, but this year is the first year that STP is mandatory for all size businesses. But what does it really mean for you and your return?
2020 has been a year full of crises and economic hardship, prompting the government to introduce a range of new measures, tax laws and stimulus packages to provide relief for individuals and businesses.