Cash Boost

UPDATE | Cash Boost

The cash boost is about a lot of money. Here is Andrew Henshaw of Velocity Legal answering 3 questions about the cash boost.

COVID-19 Stimulus Package Bill Passed

UPDATE | COVID-19 Stimulus Bill

The federal  COVID-19 stimulus bill is now law. Bob Deutsch will tell you how to calculate the cash boost - very different to what we all thought.

Federal COVID-19 Stimulus Package No. 1

UPDATE | Federal COVID-19 Stimulus Package

The federal government announced its first COVID-19 stimulus package on 12 March 2020. This episode is to go through the measures announced.

Cum-Ex Trades

227 | Cum-Ex Scandal

If somebody offered you a way to claim your franking credits twice, would you do it? You might hesitate, but many European banks didn't.

how tax law is made - part 2

146 | How Tax Law is Made – Part 2

In this episode Robyn Jacobson of TaxBanter will walk you through the judiciary (courts) and administrative side (ATO) of our tax law system.

How Tax Law is Made - Part 1

145 | How Tax Law is Made – Part 1

Australia's three independent arms of government shape our tax system. Robyn Jacobson of TaxBanter will tell you more.

Tax Simplification

144 | Tax Simplification

If we can't reform our tax system, should we try to at least simplify it? Here is Chris Evans of UNSW with some insights.

Tax Reform

143 | Tax Reform

In this episode Chris Evans of UNSW looks at tax reform and why this seems to be an insurmountable task in Australia.

RG 146

142 | RG 146

RG 146 is an ASIC regulation listing the minimum training you need to give financial advice. Here is Mark Sinclair of Mentor Education.

122 | Labor’s Proposed Tax and Super Changes

Labor wants to change negative gearing, CGT discounts and franking credit refunds. Here is Gordon Mackenzie of UNSW with more.

Medicare levy

117 | Medicare Levy

Why do we need a separate Medicare levy in Australia? In this episode Bob Deutsch of The Tax Institute will try to give you an answer.

Property vs Shares

116 | Property vs Shares

Property vs shares - how are they taxed differently?  Bob Deutsch, Senior Tax Counsel of The Tax Institute, pursues this question.

Implementation of the MLI

111 | Implementation of the MLI

Australia ratified the OECD's Multilateral Instrument in September 2018. Simon Dorevitch of A & A Tax Legal Consulting will tell you what happens next.

Multilateral Instrument

110 | Multilateral Instrument

The multilateral instrument is to stop base erosion and profit shifting. Here is Simon Dorevitch of A & A Tax Legal Consulting with more.

Base Erosion and Profit Shifting

109 | Base Erosion and Profit Shifting

Multinational base erosion and profit shifting harms Australia through lost tax revenue. Here is Simon Dorevitch of A & A Tax Legal Consulting with more.

Changes to the R & D Tax Incentive

107 | Changes to the R&D Tax Incentive

The R & D tax incentive is about to change. Simon Dorevitch of A&A Tax Legal Consulting will tell you more.

Review of Small Business Tax Concessions

106 | Review of Small Business Tax Concessions

The Board of Taxation is currently reviewing Australia's small business tax concessions.  Here is Dr Mark Pizzacalla with more details.

Board of Taxation

105 | Board of Taxation

Chances are the Board of Taxation has featured in your work before. But what does the Board actually do? Here is Dr Mark Pizzacalla with the answer.

Accountants' Exemption

104 | Accountants’ Exemption

The accountants' exemption is dearly missed. But there are rumours that it might come back. Here is Ron Lesh of BGL with more.

Master of Taxation

101 | Master of Taxation

Did you ever think about doing a Master of Taxation? If yes, this episode is for you. Michael Walpole of UNSW will give you a helpful overview.

New Safe Harbour for Directors

93 | New Safe Harbour for Directors

The new safe harbour rules for directors aim to change the insolvency culture in Australia. Ben Sewell of Sewell & Kettle will give you the details.

59 | Register as a Tax Practitioner

How does one register as a tax practitioner? Here is Ian Taylor, the Chair of the TPB to walk you through the process.

tax practitioners board

55 | Tax Practitioners Board

Do you know what the TPB actually does, how it is structured and financed? We didn't. So we asked Ian Taylor, Chair of the TPB. Here is his answer.

The Great Debate

33 | The Great Debate

If you could change one thing about the Australian tax system, what would it be and how? Robert Deutsch of The Tax institute asked that question. 

events based reporting

14 | Events Based Reporting Turnaround

Events based reporting experienced an impressive turnaround. In this episode Ron Lesh of BGL will tell you how this came about.