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Four brand NEW Tax Tips pages
The Tax Tips section of my website now have DEDICATED COUNTRY PAGES for tax tips relevant to each of the countries covered
These pages are:
These are all pages which are a work in progress and I will continue to add information them as I come across it and/or issues arise from topical issues online (the latest being tax on the prizes that artists receive - which I'm currently investigating!)
A cautionary note
PLEASE NOTE: Any advice provided comes with absolutely no liability whatsoever. My advice is neither definitive nor professional. Given the size and scope of this site I do NOT warrant that:
The reason for this is I am not doing this professionally. As with all the content on this website, the law and regulations change all the time and it's very easy to get out of date if you are not doing it full-time.
YOU are in charge of your tax affairs. I RECOMMEND you pay a properly accredited professional for accountancy or tax advice IF:
Bottom line, I retired as a professionally qualified accountant when I retired. I know enough to know some of the important issues you need to address. However, these days I'm just doing my best to pull together 'pointers' to issues you may need to consider and some of the places online where you can maybe find the answers to any questions you may have.
Tax Tips for Artists in Australia
As part of my Tax Tips for Artists in the Money & Tax category section of my website, I've started a couple of NEW Tax Tips pages for Artists - to break out the specific tax aspects relating to artists in specific countries - namely the UK, USA and now Australia and Ireland.
This is about Australia: Tax Tips for Artists.
WHAT THIS IS NOT! The country-specific pages are NOT intended to provide a professional, all angles covered, definitive insight into tax for artists in that country. Not least because I'm in no way qualified to do that.
More it's intended as an alert for artists
A hobby is a pastime or leisure activity conducted in your spare time for recreation or pleasure. You’re in business, if your activity, as a whole, is commercial with an aim to make a profit.
Australia: Tax Tips for Artists covers:
While "Other Resources" includes a list of specialist tax advisers, I'm emphatically NOT recommending any specific accountants,
However I am trying to create a list of those who
If you've got any suggestions of websites or organisations or people which provide provide helpful information or advice about tax, please drop me a line.
NOTE: This is the third in the country specific tax tips pages. You can also read about:
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