In November 2019, a judgement was made in favour of the ATO by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal of Australia in the case of Reid and the Commissioner of Taxation. It reinforced the importance of ensuring that expense claims are substantiated..
On 12 December 2019, a law change means non-residents can no longer claim the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) main residence exemption unless, when a CGT event happens to their residential property in Australia, you were a foreign resident for tax..
If you have a small property development project in mind, there are some essential factors to consider before purchasing that dream block. A range of taxes, duties and other unexpected costs can quickly add up.