Senior Business Accountant and Tax Agent Farid has over 26 years of experience working with businesses as a specialist business accountant and tax planning senior advisor. Farid has been qualified as an accountant since 1993 and continues to undertake ongoing professional education and development.

Bitcoin tax scammers

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) is warning taxpayers to be aware of scammers impersonating the Tax Office and demanding cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin as payment for fake tax debts. The ATO became aware of these fraudsters late last year with over $50,000 paid in Bitcoin to scammers claiming fake ATO debts. Once scammers receive payment,…

Work-related expenses

The Australian Taxation Office is continuing to pay close attention to claims made as ‘work-related expenses’ throughout 2018. Making incorrect claims of work-related deductions can land you in hot water with the ATO, and thus it is important you can justify these claims. In order to claim correctly, you must be able to show that:…