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Lodgment Obligations for SMSF Trustees in Pension Phase

Earlier last year, the ATO contacted self-managed super funds (SMSFs) that have failed their regulatory obligations by not lodging multiple SMSF annual returns while clearly remaining active. Feedback from trustees who subsequently lodged returns identified a group of trustees in pension phase. Because these trustees were drawing a pension and not lodging personal income tax […]

How e-Audits are Changing the Way the ATO Engages with Clients

Conducting e-Audits is one of the approaches the ATO uses to ensure that businesses are paying the right amount of tax by assessing the integrity and governance controls of business and IT systems. It involves obtaining electronic data to compile, verify and analyse electronic record keeping and accounting information taxpayers provide. If a taxpayer is […]

Encouraging Digital Lodgment

The ATO has advised that, from November, the ATO may send clients that lodge paper activity statements an email or SMS message encouraging them to lodge through the digital channels. The message will include a link to the ATO’s Online Services page for information about lodging and paying online, but will also include the option […]