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2023-24
The Instant Asset Write-Off brought in 2023-24 has been extended until June 30 2025. This write-off threshold was increased from $1000 to $20,000 back in 2023-24. What does that mean for you? The increase in the instant asset write-off threshold offers a significant cash flow benefit to small businesses. This allows them to claim an...
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Financial Year
As the end of the financial year approaches, here are some areas at risk of increased ATO scrutiny and opportunities to maximise tax deductions. For Individuals Opportunities Bring forward your deductible expenses into 2023-24. Prepay your deductible expense where possible, make any deductible superannuation contributions and plan any philanthropic gifts to utilise the higher tax...
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From 1 July 2024, the amount you can contribute will increase from $27,500 to $30,000 for concessional super contributions; $110,000 to $120,000 for non-concessional contributions. Growing Your Super Contribution caps are indexed to wages growth based on the December quarter average weekly ordinary times earnings (AWOTE) of the previous year. Indexation Impacts The Following Areas:...
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Electric Vehicle
The Fringe Benefits Tax year (FBT) ends on 31 March 2024. In late 2022, as an incentive to promote electric vehicles (EV), the Australian Government allowed employers to provide EV to employees without incurring 47% FBT for private use. The condition of the exemption applies to: Electric cars Hydrogen fuel cell electric cars Plug-in hybrid...
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As previously announced, from 1 July 2023, access to the Government’s Home Guarantee Scheme will be expanded to joint applications from “friends, siblings, and other family members” and to those who have not owned a home for at least 10 years. Specifics & breakdown First Home Guarantee Guarantees part of a first homeowner’s home loan...
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Learn about the non-arm’s length income rules and the confirmed tax on super earnings above $3 million, and how it affects super funds and investors in this informative article. Clarifying the non-arm’s length income rules for superfunds The Non-Arm’s Length Income (NALI) rules aim to prevent superannuation trustees from artificially inflating the fund’s balance and...
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Discover how your small or medium-sized business could benefit from up to $20,000 in bonus deductions for energy-efficient upgrades and electrification. Eligible assets include induction cooktops, heat pumps and more, with the incentive available between 1 July 2023 and 30 June 2024. Don’t miss out! The incentive As previously announced, the Small Business Energy Incentive...
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The ‘Ace in the Hole’ of the 2023-2024 Federal Budget was the $4.2 billion surplus, the first in 15 years. The Federal Budget at a glance The surplus was driven by a surge in the corporate and individual tax take: High commodity prices, inflation, and high employment have all pushed up corporate and individual tax...
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