Entries by AFS Bendigo

Guide to travel related work expenses

Travelling for work can be expensive, whether it’s visiting customers in your home town or attending a conference overseas, so it’s important to claim everything you are entitled to in your tax return, keeping in mind that the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is paying increasing attention to claims in this area.

Claiming vehicle expenses as a small business

It can be hard to navigate the rules around vehicle deductions if you’re a small business owner. Whether you use an accountant or lodge your own tax return, this information will help you when claiming deductions for motor vehicle expenses for your business.

Client update | August 2019

Happy new financial year! Just like that we have reached the 2019/2020 financial year. If you asked anyone in the 80’s what we could expect in 2020, we assumed we’d all be eating synthetic food pills and being served by robots. In reality,

Getting on top of tax debt

In the 2017-18 financial year, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) collected over $500 billion in liabilities from Australian taxpayers, with 89.5% paying on time, followed by 95.9% paying within 90 days of the due date. Although most Australians pay their tax bill on time, some can’t – or just won’t – pay what they owe.