Glossary beginning with O

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Objection search for term

A taxpayer has the right to object to some decisions the ATO makes about their tax affairs, including most tax assessments. If a taxpayer objects to a decision, the ATO will conduct a review.

Ordinary time earnings search for term

The amount an individual earns for their ordinary hours of work.

  • Fact 6

    'Bottom of the harbour' schemes were a form of tax avoidance used in Australia in the 1970s. The 'harbour' referred to was Sydney Harbour, which was near the financial district. Participation in the schemes was made a criminal offence in 1980.

Australian Business Register (ABR)

A public register that contains details of all ABN registrations.

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