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GST Q&A – Management fees treated as GST-free

GST Q&A – Management fees treated as GST-free

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GST Q&A – Grant from the Commonwealth passed onto a non-GRE

GST Q&A – Grant from the Commonwealth passed onto a non-GRE

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GST Q&A – GST treatment differs between supplier and aquirer

Question: What would be the implications if we invoiced somebody for an amount GST Free, when we received payment they disagreed wi…

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Salary Packaging Q&A – sacrificing to a mortgage offset account

Salary Packaging Q&A – sacrificing to a mortgage offset account

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Payroll Q&A – withholding variation notification

Payroll Q&A – withholding variation notification

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10 year celebration membership offer

To celebrate TaxEd’s 10th year we are making an irresistible offer for those organisations who have not experienced the TaxEd membership service to do just that.

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Appropriations back in the spotlight – ATO ID 2013/54 Secondment of Staff

A recent Interpretative Decision (ATO ID 2013/54) considered the meaning of the phrase “covered by an appropriation” in the new s 9-17(3) of the GST Act.

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With GST, details matter! – Tripartite arrangements – PASC v FCT

When you are dealing with tripartite arrangements, you need to ensure that all supplies and acquisitions are clearly identified and that the consideration goes where it’s supposed to. This case proved a very costly lesson for PASC and potentially Mr Felson, with more than $250,000 in input tax credits at risk.

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Changed landscape for in-house benefits – a must read!

For in-house benefits provided on or after 22 October 2012, the Tax Laws Amendment (2012 Measures No 6) Act 2013 removes the concessional FBT treatment of these benefits if they are accessed by way of a salary sacrifice/packaging arrangement.

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Salary packaging concessionally taxed benefits

It is a no-brainer that salary packaging benefits that are fully exempt from FBT under an effective salary sacrifice arrangement will produce a tax saving advantage for employees. It is also clear that no real tax saving advantage ensue for employees where they salary package benefit that are fully taxable under prevailing FBT legislation.

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