How to make your own super contributions

Last Updated: 22nd March 2022 Download PDF If you want to make a superannuation contribution and claim it in your 2022 tax return you best get a wriggle on. The contribution has to be safely in the superannuation fund by the 30th June. This post addresses the practicalities of making the contribution and dealing with …

It Looks Like A Gift Until The ATO Pops Up!

(Download PDF) Bosanac’s case has taken a turn for the worse. https://www.judgments.fedcourt.gov.au/judgments/Judgments/fca/full/2021/2021fcafc0158?fbclid=IwAR3KR9OTbrHLVJh6xLCx7Sb0nkX5KK1JHhrdIhcmRc6XIAamXH8TgQKbCn4 Initially, before a single judge of the Federal court Ms Bosanac was successful in holding onto the family home which she held in her name only. The ATO was after half of it to pay her husband’s tax bill. The Federal court found …

Granny Flat Rights 2021

Granny Flat Rights 2021 – Download PDF Centrelink offer some excellent pension concessions for parents to build a granny flat in their child’s back yard or modify the house etc. With raising awareness of elder abuse Centrelink also strongly encourage parents to obtain a right of occupancy over their child’s house. This would take the …

Make Hay While the Sun Shines – Claiming Interest During Construction of a Residential Rental

(Download PDF) The ATO have issued a draft ruling on claiming expenses when you are constructing a rental property. TR 2021/D5 https://www.ato.gov.au/law/view/print?DocID=DTR%2FTR2021D5%2FNAT%2FATO%2F00001&PiT=99991231235958&fbclid=IwAR0IAFNOdKMzqPcho6-FIEI6-cOFGjggwMwWMflgbmx46UbHamRM2ZYDyJ8 From 1st July, 2019 the deduction of expenses relating to vacant land have been severely restricted. Specifically, in regard to the costs associated with vacant land that you are holding to build a …