Bottrell Accountants, Financial Planners & Tax Agents

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Withholding tax for car allowances

Withholding tax for car allowances Withholding tax for car allowances The ATO has reminded that from 1 July 2015, car expense deductions for individuals were simplified. Prior to 1 July 2015, there were four methods for claiming car expenses: Cents per kilometre – capped at 5,000 kms Logbook – unlimited kms 12% original value One- […]

What is a Director Penalty Regime?

What is a Director Penalty Regime? Under the pay as you go (PAYG) withholding system, the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (ITAA) requires companies to withhold money from wages to meet employees’ tax liabilities to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). Companies are also required to pay a superannuation guarantee charge (SGC) under the Superannuation Guarantee […]

Director penalty regime – guide for directors

Director penalty regime – guide for directors Under the pay as you go (PAYG) withholding system, the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (ITAA) requires companies to withhold money from wages to meet employees’ tax liabilities to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). Companies are also required to pay a superannuation guarantee charge (SGC) under the Superannuation […]

PAYG withholding variations

PAYG withholding variations PAYG withholding variations PAYG withholding variations should be used when the payee (the person receiving a payment) wants to reduce their  withholding rate for the year ending 30 June. If this is you, please read further or call the office. The main purpose of varying your rate or amount of withholding is to make […]