Work & You – Tax Refund on Spot

Being employed will mean you are accepting a compensation or a pay, and you could be full-time, part-time, casual, a contractual worker or expert. Be that as it may, what do they all mean? What’s more, how can that influence how you get paid – and how you are taxed?

Full-time

A man employed on a permanent premise, working the grant recommended least hours every week, paid consistently, and qualified for every one of the advantages and leave privileges.

Part-time

A man employed on a permanent premise, working consistent hours that are inside of a base and greatest characterized number of hours every week, and entitled for the advantages with respect to the quantity of hours worked. Part time representatives are entitled for the same working conditions as full-time representatives, including, by and large, the same hourly rate of pay.

Casual

Casual representatives take a shot at an hourly or regular schedule, however by and large work less hours than the conventional week by week working hours of a full-time worker. To make up for passing up a great opportunity for the advantages recompensed full and part time employees, additional stacking is added to casual’s pay. Casual employees can work the same number of hours or shifts as a full-time employee and still not be viewed as lasting. A few working environments however may be required to offer full-time work to an casual who works conventional hours after a certain maintained time of doing as such.

Contractor

As a rule, contractors (or consultants) are independently employed individuals utilized for a particular task, at a concurred cost, considering a particular objective, and regularly over a pre-decided time period. They set their own hours of work and deal with their own tax obligation. They aren’t paid a salary or hourly rate, and because they aren’t an employee, a contractor’s position is more effectively fired than a “permanent” employee. Being a contactor’s worker does have tax implication.

Payment

Wages and salaries are the most well-known sorts of employee payments. Wage is viewed as a pay if the work is standard and wages if it is not consistent. Both must be announced in full on your tax return – unless particularly exempted.

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Leaving the Workforce

For people who are retiring, there are a variety of options for making the change.

Under the change to retirement rules, if you have reached your preservation age you may be capable to decrease your working hours without reducing your income. You can do this by topping up your part-time income with a regular ‘income stream’ from your super savings. If you are over 60 years old, this income stream may be tax free.

On the other hand, you must be alert of the impact this can have on you and your situation. ATO recommends you see a financial adviser, accountant or your tax agent to help you make a decision if this option is right for you.

Employers still need to make essential super guarantee contributions for all their qualified employees – including people who are making the transition to giving up work.

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When you Can Claim a GST Credit

You must be registered for GST to claim GST credits.

You can maintain a credit for any GST included in the price you pay for things that you use in your business. This is called a GST credit (or input-tax credit, a credit for the tax included in the price of your business inputs).

You claim GST credits in your activity statement.

You can claim GST credits if the following four conditions apply:

  • you aim to use your purchase solely or partly in carrying on your business and the purchase does not communicate to making input-taxed supplies
  • the purchase price included GST
  • you provide, or are liable to provide, payment for the item you purchased
  • You have a tax invoice from your supplier (for purchases more than $82.50).

You cannot claim a GST credit:

  • without a valid tax invoice
  • for purchases that do not have GST in the price
  • for wages you pay to staff (there is no GST on wages)
  • For motor vehicles priced above a certain limit.

Goods and services that don’t have GST in their price include:

  • GST-free items (such as basic foods)
  • Input-taxed items (such as bank fees and loan interest)
  • Purchases from a business that is not registered for GST (and therefore cannot charge GST).

When you can’t claim GST credit

You also cannot maintain GST credits for the following, even if GST is included in the price:

  • purchases you intend to use for private or domestic purposes
  • purchases you intend to use to make input-taxed supplies, such as those associated with providing residential accommodation
  • some purchases that you can’t claim as an income tax deduction, such as entertainment expenses
  • Land purchases under the margin scheme.

For more information on myTax 2018, myGov 2018, Online Tax Return 2018 , or any other related matterplease contact us at 1300 768 284 or you can email us at enquiry@taxrefundonspot.com.au

GET FREE Tax Refund estimate and Option of getting refund in 1 Hour, prior year Tax returns are also available, Just fill in your basic details on our website at www.taxrefundonspot.com.au or by emailing us on enquiry@taxrefundonspot.com.au we will check your employment history from ATO records, personal visit available at tax refund on spot.

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Goods and Services Tax (GST)

GST is a broad-based tax of 10% on the majority goods, services and other items sold or consumed in Australia.

Generally, businesses and other organizations registered for GST will:

  • include GST in the cost they charge for their goods and services
  • claim credits for the GST included in the price of goods and services they buy for their business.

What you need to do for GST

If you run a business or other enterprise and have a GST turnover of $75,000 or more ($150,000 or more for non-profit organizations) or you provide taxi travel – you need to:

  • register for GST
  • work out whether your sales are taxable (that is, subject to GST, and not exempted because they are GST-free or input-taxed) and include GST in the price of your taxable sales
  • issue tax invoices for your taxable sales and obtain tax invoices for your business purchases
  • claim GST credits for GST included in the price of your business purchases
  • account for GST on either a cash or non-cash basis and put aside the GST you have collect so you can pay it to us when due
  • lodge activity statements or annual returns to account your sales and purchases, and pay GST to us or accept a GST refund.

You must register for GST if:

  • your business or enterprise has a GST turnover (gross income minus GST) of $75 000 or more
  • your non-profit organization has a GST turnover of $150 000 per year or more
  • you provide taxi or limousine travel for passengers in exchange for a fare as part of your business, regardless of your GST turnover – this applies to both landlord drivers and if you lease or rent a taxi
  • you want to maintain fuel tax credits for your business or enterprise.

If your business or enterprise doesn’t fit into one of the above categories, registering for GST is possible However, if you choose to register, you usually must stay registered for at least 12 months.

For more information on myTax 2018, myGov 2018, Online Tax Return 2018 , or any other related matterplease contact us at 1300 768 284 or you can email us at enquiry@taxrefundonspot.com.au

GET FREE Tax Refund estimate and Option of getting refund in 1 Hour, prior year Tax returns are also available, Just fill in your basic details on our website at www.taxrefundonspot.com.au or by emailing us on enquiry@taxrefundonspot.com.au we will check your employment history from ATO records, personal visit available at tax refund on spot.

We also have our separate department for Home loan, refinancing, car & truck loan.

Income Tax Rates 2017

Personal income tax changes

What are the proposed changes?

Table 1 shows both the current and proposed personal income tax rates for Australian tax residents.

Table 1: Current and proposed personal marginal income tax rates, $p.a.
CurrentFrom 1 July 2016
Taxable Income Rate %Taxable IncomeRate %
0–18,200Nil0–18,200Nil
18,201–37,0001918,201–37,00019
37,001–80,00032.537,001–87,00032.5
80,001–180,0003787,001–180,00037
180,001 and over45180,001 and over45

 

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Tax Deduction – Personal Super Contributions

You can give a valid notice to your fund if all of the following apply.

  • You are still a member of that fund.
  • The fund still holds the contribution. Note that special rules apply for full or partial voluntary rollovers, and situations where there has been a successor fund transfer or a MySuper transfer.
  • The notice does not include all or part of an amount covered by a previous notice.
  • The fund has not begun to pay you a super income stream based in whole or in part on the contribution.
  • You have not lodged an application (which hasn’t yet been dealt with by the fund) to split the contribution for which you intend to claim a deduction.

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