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Proposed Backpacker Tax

Proposed Backpacker Tax
The Federal Government is proposing to introduce a so called ” Backpacker Tax” for Working Holiday Visa Holders from July 1 2016. This new tax will see all working holiday makers taxed as non-residents at a rate of 32.5% on all income. The National Farmers Federation is strongly against the proposed changes and has set […]
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3 must know tips to get ready for your backpacker tax return 30th JUNE 2015!

3 must know tips to get ready for your backpacker tax return 30th JUNE 2015!
3 need to know tips every working holiday maker should be aware of when claiming backpacker tax back this end of tax year 30th June 2015.   TIP 1) GET YOUR PAYG SUMMARY READY You can really speed up your backpacker tax refund by obtaining your end of year payment (PAYG) summary and then lodging […]
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What does the end of the tax year in 2 weeks (30th June 2015) mean for a Working Holiday Maker in Australia?

What does the end of the tax year in 2 weeks (30th June 2015) mean for a Working Holiday Maker in Australia?
With the end of the tax year approaching in just 2 weeks’ time, there is plenty of talk about lodging tax returns. But what does this actually mean for the average working holiday maker when considering their backpacker tax return? When is the Australian tax year? The Australian tax year runs from the 1st of […]
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Vinyard Pruning 2015

Vinyard Pruning 2015
As winter approaches we move into the vinyard pruning season. Whilst this may not seem that exciting, it provides many working holiday makers to complete their 2nd year visa extension work. Go Workabout has 35 positions open in the 2015 vinyard pruning team in beautiful Dunsborough. This is the perfect opportunity to do your 2nd […]
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