Yearly Archives

  • Work Related Self Education Expenses

    Self-education expenses are deductible to a taxpayer where the expenses are directly connected with the taxpayer’s current income-earning activities. In circumstances a deduction is allowable: Taxpayer’s income-earning activities relate to the basis to maintain or improve your skill or knowledge of employment Self-education study objectively leads to an increase in taxpayer’s income from their current […]

  • Work Related Travel Expenses

    Deduction for travel expenses can be equally apply to a business taxpayer and an employee deriving salary and wage income that there is a sufficient connection between travel and the derivation of income by the taxpayer. Hence to claim a deduction for travel expenses, you must be able to demonstrate that the expenses are linked […]

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    Work Related Uniform And Laundry Expenses

    You’ll find below some explanations and examples of what you can claim in regards to compulsory, and non compulsory work uniforms. This is to be used as a general guide only, and any particular information should be checked directly with the ATO website. Compulsory Uniform A compulsory uniform is a set of clothing that is […]

  • Work Related Car Expenses

    Vehicle expenses are a much regulated area for claiming deductions, so having an understanding of what you can claim is crucial in obtaining the correct deduction. Most of us rely on our cars daily in our working lives and, as we all know, cars can be expensive.  Fortunately, tax deductions are claimable on your car-related […]

  • Documents & Legal Requirements for your Records

    It is a legal requirement that you keep records relating to your 2014 Tax Return.  That is why it is so important to make sure you have a practical record keeping system in place and take advantage of Refund Express’s online document storage for your Return.  By law, the ATO requires you to keep you […]

  • Easy Online Tax Return

    Finding it difficult to lodge your Tax Return online using other online services or websites, including the free service provided by the ATO. We’ve heard, and read that lots of people complained about having trouble getting their access to the system or details, and even getting connected to do start. You don’t have to go […]

  • How to Lodge your 2015 Tax Return

    What’s the Easiest Way to Lodge my 2015 Tax Return? Every year the  ATO releases new tax products, and last year they made eTax for Mac’s, which turned out to be broken and full of problems from the beginning. This year it’s myTax, and even this has been under a large amount of scrutiny of late, […]

  • Tax Tips to get the most out of your Online Tax Return

    The end of the financial year is almost here, so now’s the time to review what strategies you can use to minimise your tax, and maximise your refund before you file your online tax return with Refund Express. Your end of year tax planning starts now. There is no time like the present, so don’t […]

  • 2015 Tax Return & Back Years Online Tax Returns

    Missed a deadline for a Tax Return? Have you got an outstanding Tax Return with the ATO or even multiple Tax Returns outstanding? Refund Express Australia has now launched it’s online tax return system for quick and easy basic online tax returns for back years. This means you can now lodge any tax returns you may […]