COVID-19: Working From Home Shortcut Method Extended

If you’re working from home, it’s handy to know that the Government recently extended the ‘shortcut method’ used to claim a deduction for your work-related expenses.

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New Working-From-Home Deduction Shortcut for Claiming Home Office Expenses

The ATO have released a ‘short-cut method for claiming home office running costs, at an increased rate of $0.80 per hour, only able to be claimed for the period 1 March 2020 to 30 June 2020, in response to changes in working arrangements resulting from Coronavirus

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Essential Tasks at End of Financial Year

Do you find the end of financial year daunting? Follow our guide and you can be sure of a strong start to the new financial year.

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Keep Your Tax Receipts and Deductions Organised

Save time and ensure you can claim all your out-of-pocket expenses by keeping your tax receipts and deductions organised – with the ATO’s myDeductions app.

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Mark Semmens

Mark is a Chartered Accountant with a wealth of experience in accounting and taxation. Mark is a Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the Tax Practitioners Board and the National Tax and Accountants Association.

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Daniela Semmens

Daniela Semmens is a Co-Director of Semmens & Co. and joined the company as General Manager in 2017. Daniela is an Affiliate Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and also a Member of the Australian Institute of Project Management.

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