Everything you need to know about what's changed in Australia and how to maximise your deductions and avoid tax stress.
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In years past, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has singled out particular occupations for closer scrutiny come tax time: in 2011 it included carpenters and flight attendants, in 2013 it was sales and marketing managers. But no such luck this time around: the ATO says it is looking at everyone to make sure deductions are appropriate.
The big headline item from this year's Federal Budget was changes to tax rates and depreciation rules for small businesses. But who qualifies for the discount, and how does it work? Here's what you need to know.
Bill Gates is famous for being the founder of Microsoft, but arguably he should be even more famous for his philanthropic work. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has given more than $US28 billion to projects and research designed to help the poor and needy since 2000. This is why Gates and his fellow cash-loaded geeks do it -- and why you should too.
As the end of June approaches, tax time is upon us once again. Lifehacker's annual Tax Week series kicks off by looking at the most important question for tech-savvy taxpayers: what are the official online submission options?