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Tax Return Guides 2023

No two client's needs will likely ever be the same, nor will they likely have the exact same tax obligations.

That's why we need to take care and keep our knowledge up to date when filing our client's returns; what works for one might not be applicable to another.

But as a practising accountant, isn't it especially handy when there are detailed instructions that you can follow on how to complete the work you need to do?

Lucky for you, our 2023 Tax Return Guides are now available!

With over 1700+ pages of content to peruse in total over the 6 guides, ensure you're prepared for the 2023 tax return season with these user-friendly tools for practicing accountants. 

Tax Return Guides (PDF Or Printed Bundles)
  • Individual Income Tax Return Guide 2023 (448 pages)

  • Trust Tax Return Guide 2023 (282 pages) 

  • Superannuation Fund Annual Return Instructions (221 pages)

  • Partnership Tax Return Guide 2023 (196 pages)

  • Company Tax Return Guide 2023 (318 pages)

  • Capital Gains Tax Manual 2023 (327 pages)

  • BONUS! Small Business Concessions Manual 2022 (143 Pages)

Want to find out more? Click on the button below to order yours today...

Live Events For 2024

Live Training - Presented by Industry Experts

Tax Training Day 

April, July & November 2024 (Up to 21 Hours of CPD)

Tax Training Day is one of our signature events that help accountants sharpen their professional skills and learn the most up to date knowledge from the leaders in the industry.  

Sydney Dates: (9am - 5.30pm)
Friday 5th April 2024
Friday 26th July 2024
Friday 1st November 2024

All held at Mercure Sydney (Next to Central Station)

April Topics:

  • Residency by Peter Johnson (1 hour)
  • Tax Planning by Jo-anne Hotston (3 hours)
  • Quarterly Tax Update (3 hours)

Our presenters are industry thought leaders, they not only possess experienced technical knowledge but be able to deliver engaging presentations that make your tax training day interesting and interactive. You will want to come back again each time. 

Live Training - Presented by Peter Johnson

Tax Training On The Gold Coast

Every Month in 2024 (Up to 30 Hours of CPD)

With our Tax Training On The Gold Coast events, enjoy interactive, live presentations that encourage your questions and learn about topics like professional practice income and streaming, small business CGT concessions, main residence exemptions and much more.

Gold Coast Dates: (2:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
From February 2024 - November 2024

All held at Advisers Digest's Southport Office (Gold Coast)

Each Month's Topics with Peter Johnson (3 hours each):

  • February - Main Residence Exemption
  • March - Small Business CGT Concessions
  • April - Tax Update
  • May - Professional Practice Income and Streaming
  • June - Superannuation Contributions & Contribution Strategies
  • July - Tax Update
  • August - Deceased Estates
  • September - Estate Planning For Accountants
  • October - Tax Update
  • November - Documenting Common Transactions

These events are great opportunity to learn from an industry expert presenter and pick their brain on relevant special topics. Not only will you learn a lot but you also get to discuss your thoughts and opinions with like-minded peers.

Live Training - Presented by Peter Johnson

Gold Coast Tax Training Days

April, July & October 2024 (Up to 21 Hours of CPD)

Tax Training Day is one of our signature events designed to enhance accountants' professional acumen, offering them the latest insights from industry leaders. And in 2024 we're bringing it to Gold Coast!

Gold Coast Dates: (9am - 5.30pm)
Friday 19th April 2024
Friday 19th July 2024
Friday 25th October 2024

All held at Advisers Digest's Southport Office (Gold Coast)

April Topics with Peter Johnson:

  • Tax Planning (1 hour)
  • Main Residence Exemption (3 hours)
  • Quarterly Tax Update (3 hours)

What sets this event apart is our commitment to maintaining an intimate, interactive, and engaging atmosphere. This ensures participants gain valuable knowledge while thoroughly enjoying the training. You will want to come back again each time. 

Live Training - Presented by Expert Presenters

CPD In Paradise 2024

4 & 5 July 2024 (14 Hours of CPD)

In 2024, we're bringing CPD in Paradise 2 day conference for accountants back to Cairns. Why not plan a tax-deductible working holiday that covers 14 hours of CPD, two days of industry expert presentations, and all located in the tropical north of Australia.

📍 Novotel Cairns
📅 4 & 5 July 2024 (Thursday & Friday)
⌛14 Hours of CPD

Dates & Locations: (9am - 5.30pm)

Not only do you have the opportunity to mingle, network and enjoy the company of other like-minded accountants during our 2-day event, we also have a few extras to enjoy including our 2 hour welcome drinks* and 3-course dinner

You'll also receive 14 CPD hours from CPD in Paradise (7 hours per day).

So make sure to book your seat now while our early bird special is still on (ends on the 31st December).

Upcoming Online Webinars/
Masterclasses In 2024

Online Masterclass - Presented by Peter Johnson

Superannuation Death Benefits Masterclass

15th & 28th February 2024 (3 Hours of CPD)


Advising on superannuation death benefits is about two things. Making sure the death benefit goes where the client wants it to go and then with the minimum of taxes.

In this masterclass Peter will talk about the legal side of death benefits and then move on to taxation and strategies. It is not just for SMSF advisers but for anyone who is accumulating wealth in superannuation and intends to leave an estate to their children.

Webinar Dates:

Session 1 - Recording Available

Session 2 - 12:30 PM Wednesday, 28 February 2024 (AEDT)

In this three hour masterclass we will look at:

  • The legal side of death benefits (who to, when and how must they be paid)
  • Death Benefit Nominations
  • Life Insurances
  • Taxation of Death Benefits
  • The impact of Death on Transfer Balance Accounts (including death benefit pensions)
  • Relevant Court Cases
    Strategies and Case Studies
  • And more...

Find out more information about this masterclass by clicking on the button below.

Online Webinar - Presented by Peter Adams

Tax Update Webinar

Thursday 29 February (1 Hour of CPD)


With a dynamic and ever-changing field, accountants need to be sure that their knowledge is up to date and ready to act.

On a regular basis, the ATO introduces new changes to the taxation industry in the form of rulings, legislation and court cases that can affect how you deal with issues for your clients.

Don't miss out on critical updates by joining us for our Monthly Tax Update Webinars. Every month, Senior Tax Counsel Peter Adams presents a 1-hour 100% live session via an online webinar.

Next Tax Update Webinar:

📅1:00PM Thursday, 29 February (AEDT)

We'll be covering the key legislative changes that may have been introduced within the tax industry from February through to November, to ensure that your technical knowledge is current with this online webinar.

Find out more information about this package by clicking on the button below

Online Webinar - Presented by Allyson Pannier

Practical FBT Fundamentals Webinar

21st March 2024 (1 Hour of CPD)


This webinar will cover all the fundamentals of FBT, including strategies to reduce and manage FBT, how to complete a FBT return and how to identify when your client provides a benefit.

Whether you’re a junior accountant or career professional, this webinar is designed to improve your fundamental understanding and deepen your practical skills in FBT.

Webinar Date:

12:00 PM, Thursday, 21 March 2024 (AEDT)

Over the hour, it thoroughly covers the following:

  • Identifying when your client provides a benefit (what accounts to check, what to look for and what are the red flags - this would cover the most common benefits)
  • Information you need for different calculation methods for common benefits
  • Strategies to reduce and manage FBT
  • Complete FBT return
  • Common queries and/or issues
  • And much, much more

Find out more information about this webinar by clicking on the button below.

Online Webinar - Presented by Peter Johnson

Ethics Webinar

Wednesday, 20 March (1 Hour of CPD)


Ethics has become a prescribed component of CPD requirements for practising accountants of certain professional bodies (IPA, CPA & CA). It's not something that a lot of us think about when it comes to our training needs.

Our informative, online webinars are a great way to receive your CPD training without needing to take time off to attend. 

Webinar Date:

11:00 AM, Wednesday, 20 March 2024 (AEDT)

Over the hour, it thoroughly covers the following:

  • An update on what the standards board (APESB) are up to and any relevant changes or announcements
  • An analysis of one of the ethical standards or principles
  • Case studies relating to the standard
  • Any relevant disciplinary cases from the previous month
  • 15 minutes of Q&A and discussion about the standard.
  • And much, much more

Find out more information about this webinar by clicking on the button below.

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