Important ATO Information

June 13, 2019

Cryptocurrency Data Matching Program

The ATO is collecting records from Australian cryptocurrency designated service providers to ensure people trading in cryptocurrency are paying the right amount of tax and are meeting their tax and superannuation obligations.

The ATO will collect these records to identify individuals or businesses who have or may be engaged in buying, selling or transferring cryptocurrency during the 2014/15 to 2019/20 financial years.

ATO doubling audits of "dodgy" rental deductions

The ATO has announced that it will double the number of audits scrutinising rental deductions, with a specific focus on:

  • over-claimed interest

  • capital works claimed as repairs

  • incorrect apportionment of expenses for holiday homes let out to others

  • omitted income from accommodation sharing

The Tax Advisers' Voice, Edition 292, June 2019. NTAA

If you are unsure or concerned about how this will affect you, please contact our office on 9773 3647 to speak with your accountant.

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