April 2015 Newsletter
Separate ATO appeals unit needed to resolve tax disputes
The Inspector-General of Taxation has called for a separate appeals unit within the ATO following a review...
Single Touch Payroll consultation noted big changes afoot
Businesses need to be aware of big changes afoot with the implementation of the Government’s proposed Single Touch...
Time limits on trustee tax assessments clarified
The ATO has issued Practice Statement PS LA 2015/2 which outlines its practice of limiting the period within which...
GST credits for employee accommodation refused
The Federal Court has held in the recent decision of Rio Tinto Services Ltd v FCT  FCA 94 (handed down on 19 February...
Penalty for promoting pharmaceuticals donations scheme
The Federal Court has imposed a $1.5 million penalty after finding a promoter of a scheme involving the purchase...
Tax concessions following business sale cancelled
The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has confirmed that the general anti-avoidance rules under the tax law...