Glossary beginning with U

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Unearned income search for term

Income received that is not from a personal exertion source. Bank interest and dividends are examples of unearned income.

Unfranked dividend search for term

A share of a company's distribution paid to a shareholder on which no tax has been paid by the company.

  • 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.

Tax offset / rebate

An amount that may reduce the amount of income tax payable, dollar for dollar.

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