Credits

Credits

Content writers

Elaine Canty

Roger Canty
 

Developers – interactives

Link Digital
 

Website design

Amelia Mosbauer

Acknowledgements

Shaping the system

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The story of tax

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  • Fact 9

    The Australian Taxation Office started as the Commissioner of Land Tax in 1910 with a dozen employees. It was based in the Department of Treasury, situated in Melbourne, which was the seat of the Commonwealth Parliament until 1927.

Substantiation

Evidence of allowable deductions. Taxpayers must keep documents and records that can be used to prove they actually incurred the expenses they have claimed. These records must generally be kept for five years after they are claimed on a tax return.

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