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  1. Visas and immigration
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  2. Jobs and work
    Hi, Does anyone know if work done overseas this financial year, but before becoming a tax resident in Australia, is applicable to this year's tax return? If yes, and this work was done in a country that is not one of the 40 "Tax Treaty" countries. How can double taxation be avoided? Thanks
  3. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone, I'm in the process of putting together a Partner Visa application with my Italian partner. While he was in Australia (from June 2017-June 2018) on a Working Holiday Visa, he worked briefly for Uber Eats and for two different farms. We read on the ATO Website that if you earned...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Hey all, This may be the wrong section to post this, but I’ll give it a go. So my wife is a US citizen and I’m the Australian citizen. We are currently living in the USA and I have a green card which was obtained through a K1 visa a few years ago. We have applied for the 309/100 so we can move...
  5. Jobs and work
    Hi guys, Just a quickie. Me and my fiancee are heading back to UK in May. Does anyone know if we can claim back all the tax we have paid? And if not all, roughly how much. I thought it easier to ask if someone has already done it than ring and wait calling the ATO. Thanks guys, Chris
  6. Jobs and work
    Hi, here's the situation I earn some royalties from an American company, for artwork and stuff. Nothing much- about a week's expenses in a month. The thing is I am an Indian student in Australia. My options are Get payments as an Indian and its reduced by 15% (tax withholding) but I...
  7. Visas and immigration
    Dear all, I have a question regarding tax issues My case is I am in overseas living with my wife, because I have a job there but I own a house in Melbourne which has been for rent since 2009 when I left Australia. I still declare tax annually because my property investment is generated an...
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  8. Visas and immigration
    Hello, I am working in Singapore and I have received my PR grant notification on March 2016 ( Subclass 189 ) and activated visa traveling to Australia for a short visit. Now My wife is planning to move Australia as she got a job opportunity. My Current employer in Singapore seek my...
  9. Jobs and work
    Farmers and growers in Australia have renewed their calls to the Government to abandon its plans to introduce a backpacker tax next year. Horticulture body AUSVEG says that a new report from the Productivity Commission, the Government's independent research body, points out that temporary visas...
  10. International Travel
    A new tax that would require backpackers from overseas to pay tax of up to 32.5 cents for every dollar earned is still likely to be introduced in Australia. Plans for the tax, which has been widely condemned, were announced last year but it was thought that an outcry against would see its...
  11. International Travel
    Plans to make international backpackers in Australia pay tax on their earnings looks likely to be scrapped after a campaign from tourism and agriculture industries raised concerns. The tax on people in Australia on working holiday maker visas who can work during their stay in the country was to...
  12. International Travel
    Tourism chiefs and farmers in Australia have called for a planned new backpacker tax to be scrapped as it will put off a lot of young people from travelling to the country. Rather than hitting working holiday makers with additional taxes, Australia should recognise their economic potential and...
  13. Housing
    People moving to Australia to live and work and wishing to buy a house could face more tax than they perhaps had anticipated, new figures suggest. According to the Housing Industry Association, the voice of the residential building industry in Australia, property tax having a detrimental effect...
  14. Visas and immigration
    I am currently on PMV 300, and working as a casual employee. Arrived here in March 2014. When answering TFN Declaration, what should I tick? 7. Are you an australian resident for tax purposes? (yes or no) Am I considered as a resident for tax purposes since I am currently holding a PMV 300...
  15. Cost Of Living
    Hello, I have recently received permanent residence and am going to visit Australia for the first time. I currently am not moving there right away, but will maintain my residence in Abu Dhabi for another year because of my job. Question is: If I get a tax file number made while in Australia...
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  17. Cost Of Living
    Hi - I will shortly be moving to Aus. under a 457 visa to work and was wondering how I can minimise my tax bill - what deductions are/are not allowed for example?
  18. Issues and current events
    There are some ridiculous statements regarding the cost of cigarettes in Australia with suggestions that they may arise to in excess of $20 a packet. It seems the Australian government is determined to tax smokers out of the market amid concerns about the health of the nation and the cost that...
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  19. Visas and immigration
    Hi, i have PR and residing at the moment outside Australia, i am planning a visit soon to OZ where i intend to open a bank account, but as far as i understood i will need to apply for a File Tax Number, and therefore start paying tax i believe. So can anyone please brief me of what tax should i...
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