Individual Tax Return
Payment Summaries – Group Certificates
Interest & Bank Fees
Managed Funds – Annual Tax Summary
- Sale property/shares etc – documents of sale and purchase price, including solicitor’s settlement statements, legal fees, commissions, broker statements.
Foreign income / Foreign Pension
Motor Vehicle Expenses
- Log Books – 12 weeks every 5 years for vehicles less than 1 tonne carrying capacity
Clothing – must be protective or registered compulsory
(For example: Compulsory black pants and white shirts are non-deductible)
Self Education Expenses – For courses completed at educational institutions, University or TAFE that have nexus to current work.
Work Deductions – Union fees, tools, stationery, telephone etc – must be incurred for work.
NOTE: RECEIPTS MUST BE RETAINED FOR ALL WORK RELATED EXPENSES EXCEEDING $300
Donations – to registered charities – raffle tickets are not deductable.
Income Protection Insurance – only the payment made within the financial year can be deducted – provide notice provided by insurance for deductible amount.
(NB: accident or life insurance is non-deductible)
Child Care Receipts
Private Health Insurance – Health Fund Statement
log books of phone usage & hours in the home office to be kept.
Business Tax Return
MYOB/QUICKBOOKS zipped file or other business records.
Bank Statements @ 30/06/2016
Loan Statements @ 30/06/2016
Stocktake figure @ 30/06/2016
Documents for Insurance finance arrangements
PAYG Payment Statement – ie cover form sent to the ATO with Group Certificates issued.
Documents for any new loans or hire purchase agreements.
Check last year’s depreciation schedule for scrapped items.
Fringe Benefits – Are you claiming a deduction for
in your company or trust tax return? There may be fringe benefit consequences. Please speak to the accountant regarding theses issues.
Home Office – Calculate the % of area
Please be aware that there are significant issues with loans from companies to
directors and associates. The Australian Taxation Office will impose harsh penalties. – Please discuss with accountant.
Superannuation Guarantee contribution for employees including directors must be paid by the 28th July, 28th October, 28th January & 28th April and late payments are non-deductible and Superannuation Guarantee Charge applies.
Superannuation Contributions must be received by the superannuation fund by 30 June to be claimable.
Details of Personal Superannuation deductions – received by the superannuation fund provide S290 -170 summary notice from Super Fund showing amount claimed.
Income – Agent statement or receipt book
Loan Statements from 01 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
Repairs – not listed on agent statements
Travel – record of KM travelled to each property for inspections & repair work.
New rental Property
- Settlement Statement
- Cost of loan set up if not listed on loan statements
- Quantity Surveyor report for depreciation claim
NOTE: Legal costs, stamp duty, and inspections are Capital costs and not deductible.