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June 2020 Update
The ATO’s JobKeeper targets, what’s changing on 1 July 2020, and have casual workers been granted annual leave?
What’s changing on 1 July?
- Company tax rate reduces to 26% for base rate entities
- $150k instant asset write-off scheduled to reduce back to $1,000 for small business entities and will no longer be available for entities with aggregated annual turnover of $10m or more, although accelerated depreciation rules apply to certain entities until 30 June 2021
- Cents per km rate for work-related car expenses increase to 72 cents
- Expected reforms to allow 66 and 67 years olds to make voluntary superannuation contributions without satisfying the work test. This reform is not yet law.
- Age limit for making superannuation contributions to your spouse increases from 69-74. This reform is not yet law.
- For those 67 and under, reforms will enable you to use the ‘bring forward rule’ to make up to three years of non-concessional contributions. That is, you can make non-concessional contributions of up to $300,000 from the 2020-21 financial year.