Uber loses GST battle with ATO: ordered to pay GST

Feb 23rd, 2017


Uber BV v Commissioner of Taxation [2017] FCA 110  The Federal Court has held that services provided by an Uber driver providing uberX services constituted a supply of “taxi travel” within the meaning of s 144-5(1) of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 (Cth) (GST Act). The Uber driver was therefore…

How does refinancing your mortgage work?

Jan 31st, 2017


Simply trade in your old mortgage for a new one!  Applying to refinance and/or consolidate your home loan is very much the same process as applying for your initial mortgage. To help jog your memory, an outline of the process is; Contact your home loan consultant and explain what your needs are. Your consultant will…

Huge fines for renting out home

Jan 24th, 2017


Those of you using AirBnB and renting out a few rooms when you’re away from home, on a holiday perhaps, need to start documenting and making sure you’re not running a business. Here is a little snippet of what has happened to another Australian couple who have been renting out a room while, they’ve been…

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