Australian Federal Budget 2018/19
The Federal Budget 2018 was handed down in Canberra on Tuesday 8 May 2018.
Personal tax rates – staged 7-year reform plan. Means a tax break of up to $530 a year starting from 1 July 2018.
Small business – the $20,000 instant asset write off has been extended to 30 June 2019.
Pensioners – will now be able to earn $300 a fortnight without affecting their pension.
Tech giants – like Google, Amazon and Facebook will be forced to pay more tax under a crackdown on the digital economy.
Tax cheats – cash payments over $10k made to businesses will be illegal.
Smokers – duty to be paid when tobacco enters country, new taskforce to help combat illicit tobacco smuggling and more ATO resources to help detect and destroy illicit tobacco crops.
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