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Now displaying: June, 2024
Jun 24, 2024

Tax time tends to attract the attention of those nasty scammers - but don’t worry.

This episode has specialist advice and strategies to help you safeguard your sensitive information.

Outlined are the dubious tactics that scammers use, such as ATO-branded email scams, text messages and other ways to trick you to reveal sensitive data.

For professionals in the tax industry, we also shed light on the threats posed by cyber criminals targeting your company and clients’ tax data.

The final episode in the tax time 2024 series will help you deal with this growing problem. It empowers you with practical security measures to help safeguard your data from cyber criminals.

Tune in now to navigate tax season with confidence.

  • Host: Garreth Hanley, Podcast Producer, CPA Australia
  • Guest: Joda Walter, Assistant Commissioner of Cyber Governance at the Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

For more information related to this episode, these links will help you:

You can also call the ATO on 1800 008 540 to report if you think you have disclosed any personal information to a scammer. 

Additionally, CPA Australia has tools and resources to help support you at tax time as well as cybersecurity resources and support.

The four-part Tax Time 2024 series is a special feature in June on the With Interest channel. You can listen to other episodes at the series page.

You can also listen to episodes in this series on CPA Australia’s YouTube channel.

CPA Australia publishes four podcasts, providing commentary and thought leadership across business, finance, and accounting:

Search for them in your podcast platform.

Email the podcast team at podcasts@cpaaustralia.com.au

Jun 18, 2024

Division 7A remains a stumbling block for many small business owners when it comes to tax compliance.

In this episode, we take a deep dive into Div 7A to ensure you're fully equipped with the knowledge you need, from understanding how this integrity measure operates to pinpointing where it applies and steering clear of potential pitfalls.

As we gear up for tax time 2024, we also outline the crucial deadlines pertaining to Div 7A that tax advisers and their clients need to have on their radar.

If you’re a business owner or an accountant working for an SME, this tax time episode is a must-listen. Tune in now.

  • Host: Gavan Ord, Business Investment and International Lead, Policy and Advocacy, CPA Australia
  • Guest: Anthony Marvello, Assistant Commissioner with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

For added guidance related to this episode, these ATO links will help you:

Additionally, CPA Australia has tools and resources to help support you at tax time. 

The four-part Tax Time 2024 series is a special feature in June on the With Interest channel. You can listen to other Tax Time 2024 episodes at the series page.

You can also listen to previous episodes in this series on CPA Australia’s YouTube channel.

CPA Australia publishes four podcasts, providing commentary and thought leadership across business, finance, and accounting:

Search for them in your podcast platform.

Email the podcast team at podcasts@cpaaustralia.com.au

Jun 10, 2024

Navigating work-related expenses can be a challenge. Little wonder the ATO says it’s one of the biggest areas for errors at tax return time.

That’s why today’s episode will help you demystify the rules for claiming work-related expenses in 2024.

This comprehensive episode covers everything from the importance of diligent record-keeping to the intricacies of claiming home office expenditures, travel and car costs, specialised equipment and educational expenses.

But we're not just stopping at the basics – we'll also equip you with expert tips for accurately calculating your expenses and ensuring you have all the requisite documentation should the ATO require further information.

Consider this your roadmap to smooth sailing for your tax return expenses. Listen now.

  • Host: Gavan Ord, Business Investment and International Lead, Policy and Advocacy, CPA Australia
  • Guest: Rob Thomson, Assistant Commissioner at the Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

The four-part Tax Time 2024 series is a special feature in June on the With Interest channel. You can listen to other Tax Time 2024 episodes at the series page.

You can also listen to previous episodes in this series on CPA Australia’s YouTube channel.

Additionally, CPA Australia has tools and resources to help support you ahead of tax time 2024.

For further information, the ATO offers guidance on keeping records, occupations, car expenses, tools, clothing, self-education and common deductions.

CPA Australia publishes four podcasts, providing commentary and thought leadership across business, finance, and accounting:

Search for them in your podcast platform.

Email the podcast team at podcasts@cpaaustralia.com.au

Jun 4, 2024

From rental property repairs to capital allowances, record-keeping, and navigating the Medicare levy, we’ve got you covered at tax time.

Gain insights on the ATO's debt collection approach along with practical tips on lodgement advice, working-from-home calculations, and effective record-keeping.

Learn what’s new and what the ATO will focus on to help prepare you for the upcoming tax season. Tune in now.

Host: Gavan Ord, Business Investment and International Lead, Policy and Advocacy, CPA Australia

Guest: Rob Thomson, Assistant Commissioner at the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) 

For information related to this episode, these ATO links will help in areas such as keeping records, occupations, investor’s toolkit, Medicare and private health insurance and the Super Health Check.

Additionally, CPA Australia has tools and resources to help support you ahead of tax time. 

CPA Australia publishes four podcasts, providing commentary and thought leadership across business, finance, and accounting:

Search for them in your podcast platform.

Email the podcast team at podcasts@cpaaustralia.com.au

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