ATO to appeal education expense deduction decision

On 1 April 2009, the Federal Court handed down its decision in Symone Anstis v. Federal Commissioner of Taxation.Ryan J. held that Ms Anstis, who received a youth allowance as auniversity student, was entitled to a tax deduction for her educationexpenses. The Commissioner has lodged an appeal against the decision. Untilthis matter is resolved, the Tax Office…

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ATO to appeal education expense deduction decision

On 1 April 2009, the Federal Court handed down its decision in Symone Anstis v. Federal Commissioner of Taxation. Ryan J. held that Ms Anstis, who received a youth allowance as a university student, was entitled to a tax deduction for her education expenses. The Commissioner has lodged an appeal against the decision. Until this matter is…

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Parents reminded to keep education receipts

The treasurer has reminded parents of school aged children of the importance of keeping the receipts needed to claim the Education Tax Refund in their tax returns of 2009 and subsequent years. The Education Tax Refund will provide parents with for education expenses, with refunds of up to: $375 per primary school student; and $750…

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