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Marching toward the end of Q1

Have you lodged your tax for 2013?

The May 15 lodgment deadline
is fast approaching! 

Contact us now
to get it organised for you.

Sciacca's News


The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is reinforcing this message, and to coincide with International Women’s Day on 8 March, they are encouraging women to spend some time sorting out their super during the month.

To get you started, the ATO has come up with a quick 5-step super check that you can use: 

For more information or to book a consultation with John, call us on 3357 5553 today.
How to avoid that sickening tax feeling

HEALTH insurance rebate tiers have changed, but many Australians are failing to call their fund if it affects them.

The controversial income-tested rebate changes, brought in from July last year, have been altered again this financial year, with the rebate tiers affecting singles earning more than $88,000 (up from $84,000) or families earning $176,000 (up from $168,000).

However, Australians are remaining complacent about contacting their health fund to let them know if they fall within one of the payment tiers - leaving them worse off at tax time.

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New Privacy Laws now in effect

From 12 March a new set of privacy principles regarding the handling of personal information came into effect. These are the Australian Privacy Principles. The big changes relate to how businesses handle, use, and store personal information and engage in direct marketing. These are the largest reforms to privacy law in more than 10 years. If your business is affected, you need to comply or face the legal consequences. So now is the time to update your privacy policy, procedures and systems to ensure your business complies.

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