Bottrell Accountants, Financial Planners & Tax Agents

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The ATO, TFNs and Australia Post

The ATO, TFNs and Australia Post The ATO has announced that red tape affecting Tax File Number (TFN) applications has been removed thanks to a partnership between the the ATO and Australia Post. TFN applications are now simpler and easier, as they can now be applied for online at www. ato.gov.au/TFNapply and a printout of […]

Australian residents – TFN application

Australian residents – TFN application You can now apply for a TFN at an Australia Post Outlet if you’re an Australian resident and able to attend an interview. There is no fee for lodging a TFN application. If you’re an Australian resident the easiest way to apply for a TFN is to: Complete a form- located here- https://smarteform.com.au/onlineforms/ato/tax-file-number-application-or-enquiry-for-individuals/ Print […]

Increase in the Medicare Levy

Increase in the Medicare Levy By now, most of you will be aware of the government’s decision to increase the Medicare levy by 0.5% to fund Australia’s DisabilityCare program.   From July 1, 2014, the Medicare levy will increase from 1.5% to 2% of taxable income. What many people may not realise however is that […]