The Tax Institute

Decision in Apted and FC of T

 

Some of you may have read or heard about the AAT case, Apted and Federal Commissioner of Taxation [2020] AATA 5139 handed down on 21 December 2020 regarding JobKeeper eligibility and whether an...

Read More

State of Tax Policy Report: December 2020

It’s a mammoth task to keep up to date with the status of different pieces of tax legislation even at the best of times. This year, it might simply feel like an impossible task. That’s where our ...

Read More

Recommended read: Tax effects of COVID-19 cash flow boosts

This year, there have been a number of stimulus measures for tax practitioners to keep up with, as our regulators and Government respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. One of these was the cash flow...

Read More

JobMaker Hiring Credit: your complete guide

Registrations are now open for the Federal Government’s JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme (JobMaker), an incentive for Australian businesses to employ job seekers aged between 16–35 years. Eligible...

Read More

JobKeeper: determining decline in turnover using cash or accruals

There has been some confusion around the correct basis for determining the decline in turnover when applying the basic turnover test for the JobKeeper Scheme due, in part, to the reference to ‘cash...

Read More

Service entities, charities, all ‘eligible employees’ in: further clarity on the JobKeeper Scheme

The Treasurer, the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, has further clarified how the JobKeeper Payment scheme will apply in particular circumstances, including:

Employees employed through a special purpose...

Read More

How to apply for JobKeeper payments if you’re affected by COVID-19

From today, 20 April 2020, Australian businesses facing the economic fallout of COVID-19 can now apply for JobKeeper payments for eligible employees.

The ATO has released comprehensive guides on...

Read More

Tax Talks: Bob Deutsch reviews current COVID-19 stimulus measures

The Tax Institute Senior Tax Counsel, Bob Deutsch, joined the hosts of the Tax Talks podcast to review the COVID-19 stimulus packages currently in play, and to discuss the JobKeeper payment scheme...

Read More

ASIC: Tax agents can provide advice on early superannuation release amid COVID-19

ASIC has announced three temporary relief measures regarding financial advice, including that registered tax agents can now offer existing clients limited financial advice about the early access to...

Read More

How we’re advocating for the tax community during COVID-19

One of the important things we do at The Tax Institute is to advocate for our members and the entire tax profession, by working with lawmakers, the Federal Treasury and the ATO. With the Australian...

Read More

Archive

See all

Follow Us