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Episodes

Tax Yak – Episode 32: Happy 1st Birthday Tax Yak (Current Tax Landscape)

10/16/2019
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Join us in celebrating Tax Yak’s 1st Birthday. In this episode of Tax Yak, Robyn yaks with TaxBanter director, Neil Jones, about the first few months of the 46th Parliament and the current tax landscape. Host: Robyn Jacobson Guest: Neil Jones Recorded: 16 October 2019 The post Tax Yak – Episode 32: Happy 1st Birthday Tax Yak (Current Tax Landscape) appeared first on TaxBanter.

Duration:00:42:39

Tax Yak – Episode 31: Current SMSF issues

10/1/2019
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There are more than 600,000 self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) in Australia which are regulated by the ATO. In this episode of Tax Yak, Robyn yaks with Liz Westover, Partner and National SMSF Leader with Deloitte Private in Melbourne, about the current SMSF landscape. They discuss enacted and proposed policy changes affecting SMSFs, the ATO’s compliance […] The post Tax Yak – Episode 31: Current SMSF issues appeared first on TaxBanter.

Duration:01:00:23

Tax Yak – Episode 30: Small business concessions review by the Board of Taxation

9/19/2019
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The Board of Taxation has been reviewing the range of Small business tax concessions; the final report is yet to be released. In this episode of Tax Yak, Robyn yaks with Dr Mark Pizzacalla, Partner with BDO Melbourne and a member of the Board of Taxation, who has been leading the Board’s review of the […] The post Tax Yak – Episode 30: Small business concessions review by the Board of Taxation appeared first on TaxBanter.

Duration:00:55:09

Tax Yak – Episode 29: Insolvency Insights

9/11/2019
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The world of an insolvency practitioner differs from the typical tax practitioner, but their worlds often encroach on each other. In this episode of Tax Yak, Robyn yaks with Robyn Erskine, Partner with Brooke Bird, about her extensive experience over more than over 30 years in assisting individuals facing personal bankruptcy and guiding companies through […] The post Tax Yak – Episode 29: Insolvency Insights appeared first on TaxBanter.

Duration:01:04:59

Tax Yak – Episode 28: Perspective from the Tax Practitioners Board

9/4/2019
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The Tax Practitioners Board has made no secret of the fact that it is targeting agents who are failing in their obligations under the Tax Agent Services Act 2009. In this episode of Tax Yak, Robyn yaks with Greg Lewis, Board Member of the TPB about the Board’s focus on agents with concerning behaviour, such […] The post Tax Yak – Episode 28: Perspective from the Tax Practitioners Board appeared first on TaxBanter.

Duration:00:57:50

Tax Yak – Episode 27: Family Law

8/25/2019
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Family law is an intrinsic and unavoidable part of modern living and relationships. How does family law interact with tax law? In this episode, Robyn yaks with Sarah Keenan, Director at Farrar Gesini Dunn, who specialises in family law, estate disputes and wills about the tax issues associated with family law settlements, the control of […] The post Tax Yak – Episode 27: Family Law appeared first on TaxBanter.

Duration:01:03:44

Tax Yak – Episode 26: Litigation

8/13/2019
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The world of tax litigation can be complex, intimidating and costly for taxpayers. In this episode of Tax Yak, Robyn yaks with Julianne Jaques, Barrister at the Victorian Bar, and member of the Board of Taxation and the Tax Practitioners Board, about her experiences on both sides of the court room, representing both taxpayers and […] The post Tax Yak – Episode 26: Litigation appeared first on TaxBanter.

Duration:01:09:20

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 Yak...

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