Are you an employee who sometimes works from home? You may be able to claim deductions for some of the expenses you incur, provided you are not reimbursed by your employer. Running expenses, such as heating and lighting costs are only deductible if you exclusively use these services while working at home.
The ATO has warned taxpayers to be alert to scammers using a new tactic called “spoofing”. This involves scammers mimicking a legitimate ATO phone number and domain to call or send SMS messages and emails to taxpayers.
Castletons is one of the very first accountancy firms in Australia to launch a free mobile Tax App. The great news is that the APP can be downloaded free onto your iPhone,iPad or Android devices. It's packed full of some really useful Tax Tables, Calculators and important financial dates, all of which you will be able to access for free, anywhere you have an internet connection on your device.