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Uber, UberEats, Airbnb and Airtasker – Your Tax Obligations

Uber, UberEats, Airbnb and Airtasker – Your Tax Obligations

60% of working Australians earn money from sharing economy services.  The sharing economy allows people to use the internet to rent out their property, resources, time or skills.  The most common being Uber, UberEats, Airbnb and Airtasker. What a lot of people are unaware of is the income deriv.....

Can I Claim Car Expenses On My Tax Return?

Can I Claim Car Expenses On My Tax Return?

You are entitled to claim the costs of using your car to do your job, if you use your car for work purposes. There are two methods you can use to claim car expenses:

METHOD 1: CENTS PER KILOMETRE

  • Under this method you are eligible to claim .....

Medicare Levy Exemption for Defence Force Members

Medicare Levy Exemption for Defence Force Members

Medicare gives Australian residents access to health care. It is partly funded by taxpayers who pay a Medicare levy of 2% of their taxable income. As a member of the Australian Defence Force you are entitled to full free medical treatments for all conditions under defence force arrangements or Ve.....

HECS-HELP Questions Answered

HECS-HELP Questions Answered

What is HECS-HELP?

HECS-HELP is a loan scheme for eligible students enrolled in Commonwealth supported places to pay their student contribution amounts.  It cannot be used for additional study costs such as accommodation or text books.

When Do I have to repay my HELP debt?

Once.....

Benefits Of Working With A Tax Agent

Benefits Of Working With A Tax Agent

Tax is complicated at the best of times so most people find it less stressful to pass their information to a tax agent like Austax and leave it to us to complete their return. The best part is that our fee is deductible in the following year's return.

So.....

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