Beware of tax scams as we head into the new financial year. Tax fraud and scams happen year round, but with tax on people’s minds, they can often be more susceptible to falling for scams at this time of year.
On 13 July 2022, the ATO issued its final position on the Division 7A consequences on unpaid present entitlements (UPEs) to corporate beneficiaries. This final tax determination was initially released in draft in February of this year and remains largely unchanged.
Reduced tax rates may be available to eligible entities. Eligible entities include companies, corporate unit trusts and public trading trusts. If your company is a ‘base rate entity’, your company tax rate is 25% for the 2021–22 income year and foreseeable future.