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G06 3.28 Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus

Parklands Drive

Southport, QLD 4215

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The Student Guild has teamed up with CDG taxation to bring you this free workshop designed to help individuals handle tax returns with ease. Register now to take the stress out of taxes and learn new tips and tricks that'll help you maximise your return.


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Tuesday 16 July
12.00 pm – 1.00 pm
G06 3.28
Free to attend
Registration required

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Spaces are limited

Registration through Eventbrite is required*
Registration closes Monday 15 July at 4.00 pm
*Please cancel your registration if you are no longer able to attend (via your email ticket confirmation)

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Topics include:

Intro to Tax
• What is tax, where does it go? When was it introduced?
• Basics of how tax is calculated including how the tax return is actually a reconciliation.
• What is the medicare levy and how does health insurance help to avoid a medicare levy surcharge?
• Cutoff dates for lodgement of return, penalties for late lodgement, payment plans and interest charged by the ATO.


Employment basics and entitlements

• Paying tax when you are employed, how does it work?
• Employment awards and contracts, and the National Employment Standards (NES).
• Vesting vs. non-vesting leave? When are you entitled to leave loading?
• Superannuation and the importance of nominating a super fund.
• How is super calculated? (I.e. no superannuation typically on overtime hours)
• How does tax withholding change when you have a HECS debt? Why?


Lowering your tax payable

• The basics of a tax deduction and how much money does that translate to in your pocket.
• Motor vehicles and the importance of maintaining a logbook, usually the largest deduction.
• Protective or compulsory clothing deductions.
• Other miscellaneous deductions.

For more tax related information, please visit the GUGC Student Guild web page.

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By registering and attending this event you consent to the following:
• The Student Guild, its employees or agents photographing/filming you and using an image of you that the Student Guild thinks fit in its absolute discretion to promote the Student Guild and its events or activities
• All rights to the image are that of the Student Guild
• Release the Student Guild from any claim by you, or on your behalf, arising out of the Student Guild’s use of any photograph/video of you

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