ATO reports suggest they are getting tougher on people who have not paid their tax debts, and they now have the right to...

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20th March 2012 9:03 AM

I COME across situations that contain so many lessons for so many people, and I am compelled to share one particular...

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28th May 2012 4:05 PM

JUNE 30 is fast approaching and there are major changes coming on July 1.

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12th June 2012 2:06 PM

THE Australian Taxation Office has rejected suggestions that it had stopped issuing creditors' petitions this year due to...

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30th June 2012 12:06 PM

PLUMBERS, plasterers, soldiers and self-managed super funds...which of these things is not like the others?

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14th Aug. 2012 10:08 AM

The ATO is warning people to be cautious about arrangements promoting the generation of deductions from purchasing offshore...


01st Oct. 2012 10:10 AM

PEOPLE who prepare their own tax return only have a week until the 31 October lodgment deadline.

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26th Oct. 2012 2:10 PM

MORE than $21 billion was given back to Australians in lost and unclaimed superannuation in 2011-12, according to the...

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30th Oct. 2012 6:10 AM

THE Byron Bay Cookie Company has gone into voluntary administration only a day after it was revealed it was in trouble with...

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07th March 2013 5:03 PM

THE Byron Bay Cookie company is firmly in the hands of liquidators now with the Tax Office successfully preventing the...

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19th April 2013 4:04 PM

THE ATO will work with the US and Britain to target tax dodgers after a massive cache of bank account data from tax havens...

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13th May 2013 12:05 PM

BUSINESSES that have employees have been urged to get on top of their obligations as the end of the financial year...

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25th June 2013 9:06 AM

WHEN I studied tax law in the late 60s or early 70s, it was the old 1936 Act as amended and was at most three-quarters of...

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09th July 2013 4:07 PM

BUILDERS, small-business owners and sales managers are under the taxman’s spotlight this year, as part of the tax office’s...

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17th July 2013 12:07 PM

AN accountant involved in the scheme to help Glenn Wheatley hide profits from a Kostya Tsyu boxing match has had five...

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11th Oct. 2013 3:10 PM

THE ATO continues its campaign to track down the offshore bank accounts of wealthy Australians, amid a global effort to...

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22nd Nov. 2013 12:11 PM

THE TAX Office will soon take charge of the Small Business Superannuation Clearinghouse in an effort to cut red tape for...

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07th Jan. 2014 2:01 PM

THE Abbott government has begun a review of all tax measures that are hindering the small business sector.

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28th March 2014 12:03 PM

ABOUT 4000 Australian groups are on the verge of losing their charity status.

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20th Aug. 2014 6:08 AM

COULD you imagine the horror of living out your days on a luxurious island in the Whitsundays?

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25th May 2015 1:05 PM

THE ATO will be focusing on unusually high work-related expense claims across all industries and occupations this year...

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26th June 2015 7:06 AM

THE ATO is again warning the public to be aware of an aggressive phone scam circulating.

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09th July 2015 9:07 AM

THE cost of using the UberX ride-sharing service will increase 10 per cent following a tax office ruling that GST should be...

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08th Aug. 2015 9:08 AM

THEY had the warning – agents from the Australian Taxation Office will descend on Gladstone next week to examine returns...

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17th Oct. 2015 5:10 AM

THE taxman is waving the big stick but Bechtel workers don’t appear to be going weak at the knees – they are not rushing to...

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24th Oct. 2015 5:10 AM

MORE than 200 tax-rorting bikie gang members have had unwelcome surprise visits from police and the Australian Tax Office’s...

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02nd Nov. 2015 3:11 PM

AUSTRALIA'S quest to develop a stronger innovation ecosystem has seen a growing focus on the income tax system.

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23rd Nov. 2015 6:11 AM

LABOR has slammed the government for trying to block the publication of tax data that shows many major companies pay no tax...

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18th Dec. 2015 6:12 AM

120 high income earners drawn into tax scandal as implications of the 'Panama Papers' scandal become clearer.

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05th April 2016 5:04 AM

A tax office spokeswoman said the program covered some 15 million Australians and the expansion was a result of recent...

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14th April 2016 6:04 AM

A STUDY of corporate regulatory bodies has uncovered widespread misconduct in Australia’s private sector while corporate...

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03rd May 2016 5:05 AM

THE head of the Australian Tax Office (ATO) says there will be a review into the tax ruling allowing politicians to claim...

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24th May 2016 6:05 AM

A BUNDABERG woman was almost scammed out of $1000 after a telephone call she believed was from the Australian Taxation...

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28th June 2016 1:06 PM

Proposed squat toilets for new ATO building not wanted.

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16th Aug. 2016 8:08 AM

STANDING at the Capricorn Coast's picturesque Tanby Point, Australian Senator Pauline Hanson launched a tirade.

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16th Aug. 2016 10:08 AM

New online compliance system was implemented in July

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02nd Jan. 2017 4:01 PM

THE government is plotting a crackdown on “creative” accountants who inflate work-related personal tax deductions.

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02nd March 2017 1:03 PM

EBAY has threatened to block Australians from using its platform if the government pushes ahead with its “unworkable”...

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18th April 2017 12:04 PM

Deputy commissioner's son was charged over his alleged role in a fraud syndicate that police claim stole more than $165...

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18th May 2017 10:05 AM

THE former lover of the ATO deputy commissioner’s son, Adam Cranston, has revealed how she was lavished with luxury...

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19th May 2017 8:05 AM

Michael Cranston ruined by son Adam’s alleged fraud, ATO boss tells National Press Club

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05th July 2017 3:07 PM

It’s tax time, and the Australian Taxation Office is warning people to be on the lookout for increasingly sophisticated...

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05th July 2017 5:07 PM

ADAM Cranston spent more than $200,000 on two Italian racing cars just weeks before he was arrested over Australia’s...

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07th July 2017 9:07 AM

IT’S tax time, which means it is also tax scam time for Aussies who often fall victim to emails or messages that claim...

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07th July 2017 4:07 PM

RECENTLY collapsed Northern Rivers trucking company Flynn Transport owes more than $800,000 to the Australian Tax Office...

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21st July 2017 6:07 AM

Black economy costs ATO millions.

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02nd Aug. 2017 10:08 AM

THE Australian Taxation Office will be visiting Hervey Bay this week to give residents all the tools needed to confidently...

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16th Aug. 2017 1:08 PM

ATO warns scrapping work-related deductions in favour of a blanket $1000 allowance would be like “detonating a nuclear...

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17th Aug. 2017 12:08 PM

INCORRECT tax deductions for work-related car use are putting many Australians on a collision course with the Australian...

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25th Aug. 2017 1:08 PM

TAX dodgers, expense fudgers and cash operators can no longer escape the ATO’s all-seeing eye

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01st Sept. 2017 8:09 AM