Archive for April, 2009

US Refunds Available After April 15

Many people think that the April 15th deadline for US tax returns means they can’t get a tax refund anymore – but this isn’t the case. You actually have up to three years to file your tax return and claim any overpaid US tax back....

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Your US Tax Refund is Waiting…

The US tax filing deadline passed on April 15th but this doesn’t mean it’s too late to apply for your US tax refund. You actually have up to three years to claim a tax refund from the US so if you’ve worked in America anytime...

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Drinks in Australia to Go Up

Drinkers in Australia may face soaring prices next month, after Health Minister Nicola Roxon said higher tax was likely be re-introduced. Alcopop tax hike was defeated last month, after a year of debate, but after British duty was increased by two percent on all forms...

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Get Double the Refund!

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has been paying out stimulus payments of up to $900 in the last few weeks and the deadline for taxpayers to qualify is approaching fast. Anyone who worked in Australia in the 2008 tax year may be eligible for the...

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UK High Earners Face 50% Tax Rate

Chancellor Alistair Darling admitted Britain was sliding into a recession of a scale not seen since WWII. Economic output will shrink with 3.5 percent this year, which is nearly double the previous forecast. Economic downturn has called for a thorough revision of income tax rates....

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50 Percent Tax Cut in NSW to Keep Jobs

The NSW Business Chamber stated the state would need to cut 50% of payroll tax so employers can keep jobs. NSW is already the state with highest unemployment rate of 6.9%. Nearly a quarter of small to medium companies indicated they intend to lay people...

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Superannuation Refunds Changes

Changes to how temporary workers in Australia can claim their Superannuation Refunds will soon come into effect after the Goverment passed the Temporary Resident Superannuation Legistration Amendment Bill 2008. Once workers leave Australia and their Oz visa expires, they will have 6 months to claim their Super...

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