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Effective Tax Learning

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Episodes

Tax Yak – Episode 25: Issues affecting regional practitioners

7/18/2019
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Regional practitioners have different challenges to those faced by urban- or city-based practitioners. In this episode of Tax Yak, Robyn yaks with fellow TaxBanter trainer, Leanne Saunders, about the challenges that confront regional practitioners. The post Tax Yak – Episode 25: Issues affecting regional practitioners appeared first on TaxBanter.

Duration:00:56:27

Tax Yak – Episode 24: Managing tax risk

7/11/2019
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In this episode of Tax Yak, Robyn yaks with ATO Assistant Commissioner – Private Wealth, Anna Longley, about the key areas that attract the ATO’s attention and how businesses and individuals can minimise their tax risk. The post Tax Yak – Episode 24: Managing tax risk appeared first on TaxBanter.

Duration:00:56:42

Tax Yak – Episode 23: Small business conversation with the ATO

6/17/2019
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There are more than 3.8 million small businesses in Australia, accounting for 33% of Australia’s GDP, and employing over 40% of Australia’s workforce. In this episode of Tax Yak, Robyn yaks with the ATO’s Deputy Commissioner – Small Business, Deborah Jenkins, about the ATO’s engagement with small business, the small business tax issues the ATO has identified, the role of tax agents, the Black Economy and the tools, products and services available to assist small business. Host: Robyn...

Duration:01:01:11

Tax Yak – Episode 22: Turning compliance water into consulting wine

6/3/2019
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You may be familiar with our regular Update or Special Topic papers, but are you aware of the full suite of our offerings to the tax profession? In this episode, Robyn yaks with fellow Senior Tax Trainer, Lee-Ann Hayes, about the range of TaxBanter’s products and services, including our online offerings. Robyn also yaks with TaxBanter's Manager of Content & Projects, Steve Griffiths, about TaxBanter's Tax Library and also about TaxEd, who provide tax education and support to Government...

Duration:00:48:51

Tax Yak – Episode 21: Post-election perspective

5/27/2019
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You may be familiar with our regular Update or Special Topic papers, but are you aware of the full suite of our offerings to the tax profession? In this episode, Robyn yaks with fellow Senior Tax Trainer, Lee-Ann Hayes, about the range of TaxBanter’s products and services, including our online offerings. Robyn also yaks with TaxBanter's Manager of Content & Projects, Steve Griffiths, about TaxBanter's Tax Library and also about TaxEd, who provide tax education and support to Government...

Duration:00:59:34

Tax Yak – Episode 20: TaxBanter offerings

5/16/2019
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You may be familiar with our regular Update or Special Topic papers, but are you aware of the full suite of our offerings to the tax profession? In this episode, Robyn yaks with fellow Senior Tax Trainer, Lee-Ann Hayes, about the range of TaxBanter’s products and services, including our online offerings. Robyn also yaks with TaxBanter's Manager of Content & Projects, Steve Griffiths, about TaxBanter's Tax Library and also about TaxEd, who provide tax education and support to Government...

Duration:00:37:02

Tax Yak – Episode 19: The ATO perspective on WRE and rental property claims

5/8/2019
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The ATO has made no secret of the fact that it is targeting incorrect claims of work-related and rental property expenses by individuals. In this episode of Tax Yak, Robyn yaks with Justin Untersteiner, Assistant Commissioner, Individuals with the ATO about the ATO’s focus on WRE claims and rental properties. They discuss some of the positive trends emerging from the ATO’s compliance focus, and the common mistakes taxpayers make when claiming. Host: Robyn Jacobson Guest: Justin...

Duration:00:50:41

Tax Yak – Episode 18: Single Touch Payroll: Q&A with the ATO

4/17/2019
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In this episode of Tax Yak, Robyn yaks with Michael Karavas, Director at the ATO and Design Lead of STP, in a Q&A format, addressing all your questions about the ATO’s approach to transitioning around 750,000 small employers into STP from 1 July 2019. The discussion covers the transitional approach for small employers, micro employers and employers with closely held payees. Host: Robyn Jacobson Guest: Michael Karavas, ATO Director & STP Design Lead Recorded: 17 April 2019 The post Tax...

Duration:01:00:35

Tax Yak – Episode 17: Single Touch Payroll: A chat with the ATO

4/15/2019
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From 1 July 2019, Single Touch Payroll is mandatory for all employers, even those with just one employee. This is the most significant change to reporting systems for businesses since the introduction of the GST. In this episode of Tax Yak, Robyn yaks with John Shepherd, Assistant Commissioner at the ATO and Program Lead for STP, about the introduction of STP and what it means for employers and employees. Host: Robyn Jacobson Guest: John Shepherd Recorded: 15 April 2019 The post Tax...

Duration:00:39:55

Tax Yak – Episode 16: Post-Budget and Opposition’s Budget-in-Reply

4/5/2019
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With a Federal election expected to be scheduled for either 11 or 18 May, Treasurer Frydenberg’s first Budget is a crucial platform from which the Government will unofficially launch its election campaign, as it attempts to convey the message that the economy is strong under its management. In this episode of Tax Yak, Robyn yaks with TaxBanter director, Neil Jones, about the key tax and superannuation measures announced in the Federal Budget on 2 April. Their analysis and commentary will...

Duration:00:35:53

Tax Yak – Episode 15: Challenges for the profession

3/4/2019
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How does your firm keep up to date with all the constant tax changes? In this episode of Tax Yak, Robyn yaks with Paul Meissner, a Chartered Accountant who runs a 21st century accounting firm that uses cloud solutions, upfront agreed pricing and no time sheets.The discussion covers:the state of the profession and the impact of technology such as cloud solutions;the challenges practitioners face in keeping on top of constant changes to the tax law;compliance v advisory work;the value of...

Duration:00:39:59

Tax Yak – Episode 14: Parliamentary status of bills pre-Budget

2/25/2019
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With limited Parliamentary sitting days until the May Federal election, there is uncertainty about the status of a range of tax measures. In this episode of Tax Yak, Robyn yaks with fellow TaxBanter trainer, Nicole Rowan, about which tax measures are still before Parliament, which are still announcements, and what we can expect leading up the election. Shortly after the release of this episode of Tax Yak, we will publish a TaxBanter Blog that summarises those Bills which have passed and...

Duration:00:57:05

Tax Yak – Episode 13: An international perspective on tax

2/17/2019
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How does our tax system measure up internationally? Do you have clients who live and work overseas? In this episode of Tax Yak, Robyn yaks with a fellow TaxBanter trainer, Michael Messner, about: * how Australia’s tax system compares with similar jurisdictions and those in the Asian region; * the issues that arise for the mobile workforce, those who live and work overseas or are moving in and out of Australia; * how to determine someone’s residency status in today’s modern world. Host:...

Duration:00:38:15

Tax Yak – Episode 12: Tax issues with property contracts

1/29/2019
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There have been recent changes to GST laws that affect real property sale contracts. In this episode of Tax Yak, host Robyn Jacobson yaks with Webb Martin Consulting director Simon Calabria about these contracts and the increasing role of tax-related clauses and what they mean for suppliers and vendors entering into sale contracts. They discuss a range of issues, including GST clauses and standard form contracts generally, and the more recent additions of specific clauses to cater for law...

Duration:00:29:54

Tax Yak – Episode 11: The future of tax and technology

1/22/2019
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In this episode of Tax Yak, host Robyn Jacobson yaks with Alan Fitzgerald, Founder of 'Practice Connections' about the future of tax and technology. Robyn and Alan discuss how the constant evolution and rapid pace of technological change present both challenges and opportunities for tax compliance practices. Alan shares his nearly 20 years of experience working with tax and accounting software, along with his industry insights. Host: Robyn Jacobson Guest: Alan Fitzgerald Recorded: 21...

Duration:00:46:02

Tax Yak – Episode 10: Adios 2018, Hello 2019 – A tax wrap

12/16/2018
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In this episode of Tax Yak, host Robyn Jacobson yaks with TaxBanter Director Neil Jones about the current superannuation landscape. They discuss the environment post the 1 July 2017 reforms, unenacted legislative changes, proposed new policies and the future of superannuation. Host: Robyn Jacobson Guest: Neil Jones Recorded: 19 October 2018 The post Tax Yak – Episode 10: Adios 2018, Hello 2019 – A tax wrap appeared first on TaxBanter.

Duration:00:33:19

Tax Yak – Episode 9: Tax Agents riding roughshod

12/12/2018
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In this episode of Tax Yak, host Robyn Jacobson yaks with TaxBanter Director Neil Jones about the current superannuation landscape. They discuss the environment post the 1 July 2017 reforms, unenacted legislative changes, proposed new policies and the future of superannuation. Host: Robyn Jacobson Guest: Neil Jones Recorded: 19 October 2018 The post Tax Yak – Episode 9: Tax Agents riding roughshod appeared first on TaxBanter.

Duration:00:28:04

Tax Yak – Episode 8: Myth-busting Work-related expense claims

12/12/2018
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In this episode of Tax Yak, host Robyn Jacobson yaks with TaxBanter Director Neil Jones about the current superannuation landscape. They discuss the environment post the 1 July 2017 reforms, unenacted legislative changes, proposed new policies and the future of superannuation. Host: Robyn Jacobson Guest: Neil Jones Recorded: 19 October 2018 The post Tax Yak – Episode 8: Myth-busting Work-related expense claims appeared first on TaxBanter.

Duration:00:37:41

Tax Yak – Episode 7: Division 7A – Another round of changes

12/12/2018
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In this episode of Tax Yak, host Robyn Jacobson yaks with TaxBanter Director Neil Jones about the current superannuation landscape. They discuss the environment post the 1 July 2017 reforms, unenacted legislative changes, proposed new policies and the future of superannuation. Host: Robyn Jacobson Guest: Neil Jones Recorded: 19 October 2018 The post Tax Yak – Episode 7: Division 7A – Another round of changes appeared first on TaxBanter.

Duration:00:29:24

Tax Yak – Episode 7: Division 7A – Another round of changes

11/28/2018
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The tax profession and SME community have waited for more than 6 years for details of the Government's proposed changes to Division 7A. In this episode of Tax Yak, host Robyn Jacobson yaks with Arthur Athanasiou — Partner at Thomson Geer, accredited tax law specialist, author, conference presenter and commentator on taxation — about the recently released Division 7A consultation paper. They discuss the 10-year loan model, UPEs, the safe harbour rules, how breaches will be dealt with, and...

Duration:00:35:55