Undisclosed income risks hefty asset betterment statements

A recent Federal Court decision has put the spotlight on asset betterment – the controversial approach the ATO takes to determine undisclosed income. In the case of Le v Commissioner of Taxation [2021] FCA 303, the ATO used an asset betterment calculation to justify...

New guidance on “personal services income” rules

The ATO has recently updated its guidance material on the operation of the personal services income (PSI) and personal service business (PSB) rules. These highly prescriptive rules took effect from the 2000-01 income year, after the government became concerned that...