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Tax Time 2020 – Spouse Super Contributions

The By The Numbers Accounting team is back with some more handy tax tips for 2020! Is your spouse currently a low-income earner or not working at the moment? Did you know that you can contribute towards their super! Not only is this a great way of building and planning towards your shared future but you may even be eligible for a tax offset! Schedule a call with your By The Numbers accountant through our new online booking service to…
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Tax Return Time 2020 – Book in for a Zoom Tax Appointment

This Is How We Roll Tax Return Time 2020 What a year 2020 has been; bushfires, a global pandemic, social unrest, panic buying, no sport, no pubs bars or restaurants, house parties are on your phone, Marley Spoon & Zoom are share market darlings, and social distancing is harder than it sounds! By The Numbers closed the office in early March and it was staggering to see how little time we lost, thanks to the business systems we had in…
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Australian Tax Office Announcements for Home Office Expense Claims

Recently we published an update on deductions to claim in your next tax return regarding home office expenses. The government has announced today some changes to how you can claim your home office expenses. Make sure you read our first article on this topic. Now let’s get into the updates and new outlines.As stated previously, when working from home as your primary place of business due to being affected by COVID-19, you may be able to claim running expenses, occupancy…
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Tax Deductions – Your Home Office

Much like the whole team at By The Numbers, many of you will find yourself working from home or remotely due to COVID-19. This means that a spike in home office expenses claimed in tax returns for the 2019-20 year and lodged with the Australian Taxation Office will occur. You will need to keep an accurate record on your expenses through this period, in order to claim these as deductions on income earned for the year when lodging your tax…
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New Rules for Salary Sacrificing Super

Salary sacrificing to super allows an employee to forego part of their salary or wages and have the employer contribute this amount to their superannuation fund instead of paying it as cash. It reduces the taxable value of salary or wages and is therefore beneficial to the employee in both reducing tax payable and increasing superannuation. Up until now, employers were allowed to calculate superannuation guarantee contributions (SGC) on the reduced amount of salary or wages.Firstly, as of 1 January…