Engineers and Income Tax
If you are an engineer, then you probably have to spend some hard-earned cash on work stuff.
The good news is, you can claim some of these back as incometax deductions on your etax tax return.
Now don’t get too excited – first, you need to remember the ATO’s 3 golden rules:
You must have spent the money yourself, and not been given
Capital Gains Tax and me - love blossoms!!
In our previous blog, we discussed what a Capital Gain is and when you may need to pay it. Yes, it was long...
So, we're doing you a favour... We're keeping this blog short!
In this blog, we will discuss what a Capital Loss is and how it can benefit you for future Capital Gains Tax purposes.
You might be asking, i
Capital Gains on houses and other assets you own
You may have heard the term “Capital Gains Tax” before when discussing the extremely interesting (haha) topic of tax with your friends or family.
The following discussion will attempt to give you an idea of what capital gains tax is, when it applies and at what rate it applies. This way you can impress your friends and family w
What can a nurse claim on their Tax?
Nurses are there for more than just dressing a wound or giving someone their needles. They are the backbone of the medical industry, they are the decision-makers, most of the time they’re at the forefront and need to determine quickly the best course of action, provide full care, and be the communicators for their patients.
When it comes to requ
Are church donations Tax Deductible?
Not all donations to a church are tax-deductible. So just because the person you sat next to last Sunday says that you can claim the cash you drop in the donation box, it may not necessarily be the case.
Churches are like other charities when working out if you can claim donations made to them. This means that your church needs to be registered as a d
Managed funds and my Income Tax
When you put your hard earned cash in a managed fund, you are actually buying units in the fund.The fund then puts your money in different investments.The value of these units in the fund go up and down depending on how good the investments are.
These investments also generate income (such as interest, dividends etc) and these get paid to you directly or y
Tax deductions for rental properties
Do you own a rental property? Are you battling falling prices and rising interest rates? We are sure that being able to put money back in your pockets would be gladly accepted.
A great way to do this is by ensuring you are claiming back all the tax deductions you deserve.
Around 70% - 80% of people out there aren’t maximising their investment
Tradies Tax Deduction - what can you claim?
At Gotax, we have completed tax returns for all types of Tradies, from Plumbers to Electricians to Builders. We’ve seen them all.
We know you’d rather be at the pub with your mates than doing your tax return and trust us, we want to get you back to the pub faster than you can say “Tools Down”.
One question Tradies ask
Can I Claim Driving to work on my Tax?
If you need to use your own personal vehicle for work, you may be able to claim the car expenses or km’s as a tax deduction on your e-tax return. While this is an exciting prospect for those who may not be aware of it, it’s quite easy to get confused by the eligibility around whether you can or can’t claim driving to and from work, and it
Need help with HELP HECS Bills? Part TWO
In our previous blog, we discussed how a HECS-HELP debt is repaid and the kind of income that is assessed to determine whether you need to repay your HECS-HELP debt.
So how much HECS/HELP do you have to pay?
The amount you repay each year is a percentage of your repayment income. The percentage increases as your income increases, so the more y