What do I need to complete my tax return?

Get these 7 things ready and you are on track for a great tax refund. 1. Tax File Number 2. Bank details 3. Last year’s tax return 4. Details of your education debt5. Your income details6. Details of your expenses7. Family, Health and Other details Tax File Number (TFN) Your TFN is your personal reference number in the tax […]

Migrating to Australia – Tax Tips

Migrating to Australia Migrating to Australia is one of the most exciting and adventurous life events. Living in another country will have its challenges especially trying to understand a new tax system. We’ve compiled for your convenience a few important things you’ll need to know to help you flourish financially. Here are just a few […]

Freelancers & Sole Traders Tax Tips

Taxes 101: Freelancers & Sole Traders Edition Whether you’re a freelance creative, a mumrepreneur or have taken to plunge to finally launch your own business selling a product or service, you’re a bit spesh when it comes to lodging your tax return. There are a whole lotta things that you’ll need to consider. But don’t […]

Questions on Personal Details

Welcome to the first section of POP Tax’s platform! This section is where you put your initial information that allows us to identify you so that you can submit your tax return with the ATO. It’s quite simple really, just be you and you’ll get through.   Usual Suspects As you would expect, we are […]

Family, Health & Other Section

This section may look intimidating but it really isn’t. It’s just a few simple yes or no questions. It’s an important section because it notifies the government whether you are due any special tax benefits. So, go through each question and use the help icons if you need. The Family, Health & Other section contains […]

Am I an Australian Tax Resident or a Foreign Tax Resident?

There are different tax rules between an Australian Tax Resident and a Foreign Tax Resident which is why it is important to understand which category you fall under. The ATO has criteria to help you decide which category you fall under which we summarise below. This area can be confusing because there are scenarios where, […]

Income and Deductions Summary

Tax time can be confusing and complex. Here are some quick tips to make the process a breeze. Tax Tips 101 Declare Income Every financial year (1 July – 30 June), you will earn some form of income which you will need to report in your tax return. The most common types of income are: […]