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As an Aussie Expat, what do you...

As an Aussie Expat, what do you owe the ATO?

If you are living overseas as an Australian expat, what do you get taxed on and how will the ATO know?
As an Aussie Expat, what do you owe the ATO?

As an Aussie Expat, what do you owe the ATO?

If you are living overseas as an Australian expat, what do you get taxed on and how will the ATO know?

If you are living overseas as an Australian expat, what do you get taxed on and how will the ATO know?

Learn more, get a free 20 minute tax consult and join the fighting fund: https://www.smats.net/residency-tax-changes

The full recording of this webinar is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1UyJxt1o7s

Hidden away in the back of the Australian Budget and unmentioned in the Treasurers speech, was a simple statement confirming that: “The Government will replace the individual tax residency rules with a new framework that is easy to understand, provides certainty and reduces compliance costs for globally mobile individuals and their employers.” The Budget has flagged that these changes will likely come into effect from the 1st July 2022. A new damning “Bright Line” test is proposed that would deem someone a Resident for Australian Tax Purposes if they are in Australia for more than 183 days in a year. This has very serious consequences for many expats during this pandemic. What is more concerning is the proposed ‘Factor Test’ for someone that has spent more than 45 days in Australia. This test is a simple tick box test made up of 4 questions that are so ‘loaded’ that almost any expat would score enough to be considered a resident if they tick 2 of the boxes.

All information provided is of a general nature only and does not take into account your personal financial circumstances or objectives. Before making a decision on the basis of this material, you need to consider, with or without the assistance of a financial adviser, whether the material is appropriate in light of your individual needs and circumstances. This information does not constitute a recommendation to invest in or take out any of the products or services provided by SMATS Services (Australia) Pty Ltd or Australasian Taxation Services Pty Ltd.

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