Tax For Australians For Dummies
2nd Edition
Author: Jimmy B. Prince
Price: $12.99


Created especially for the Australian customer!
Take on tax issues with confidence — and minimise your tax bill

Paying tax doesn't have to be a nightmare. In Tax For Australians For Dummies, 2nd Edition, Jimmy B. Prince steers you through the labyrinth of everyday tax issues. Whether you're an employee, investor, business owner, retiree or student, this easy-to-follow guide answers your tax questions. Bonus materials are available offline at

Build your tax knowledge—lodge a tax return or deal with an audit with confidence
Investigate tax-effective investment—take advantage of investing in shares and property
Reduce your tax bill as a small business owner—understand the rules and claim, claim, claim
Understand your income tax rates—deal with federal, state and local government taxes
Find expert guidance—come to terms with key tax principles and tap into the cases behind Australian tax law
Choose the right business structure—reduce your business tax bill the right way
Prepare for retirement—plan for tax-free twilight years
Tap into government concessions—understand all the options
Open the book and find:

Strategies to reduce the tax paid on share dividends
How you're taxed if you receive a termination or redundancy payment
Case studies—with practical, step-by-step examples
How your child's income, investments and trust distribution are taxed
Exactly what you need to know about GST
How to calculate capital gains tax on sale of investments
Which tax concession you can claim for your business type
Learn to:

Lodge your tax returns and maximise your refund
Minimise your small business tax bill
Make the most of tax-free investing
Use the tax system to increase your super

Author Biography

immy B. Prince is a fellow of CPA Australia, a tax specialist and author of several investment books. He teaches tax courses and is s former lecturer and tutor in income tax law at La Trobe University. During his career, Jimmy has worked for the Australian Taxation Office.

Table of Contents

Part I: How You’re Taxed in Australia 7
Part II: Income from Personal Exertion 49
Part III: Tax Effective Investments 85
Part IV: Running a Business 135
Part V: Thinking Long Term 205
Part VI: The Part of Tens 251
Part VII: Appendixes 269

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