ATO warns of phone scam

More than 40,000 people contacted in 2019 so far According to assistant commissioner Gavin Siebert, scammers are using “Robocall” technology to issue pre-recorded phone calls that impersonate legitimate phone numbers of the ATO. While the Tax Office issued an alert about the phone scam last year, and another in February this year about “spoofing” or…

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Budget Update

Here is an analysis of the 2019 Australian government budget from the National Tax and Accountants Association

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Ombudsman to investigate small business tax disputes

Businesses with past disputes with the ATO are set to have their cases revisited, as the Small Business Ombudsman reveals that it will investigate historic tax complaints. The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO), headed by Kate Carnell (pictured), revealed that federal Minister for Small and Family Business, Skills and Vocational Education, Michaelia…

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