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Who is Rideshare Tax?

By |July 17th, 2019|Categories: BAS, GST, Logbook, Tax|Tags: , , , , |

Here’s a bit about us and why we’re different… Who is Rideshare Tax?  We’re a group of Melbourne-based CPA Accountants and Registered Tax Agents. Highly qualified - we specialise in rideshare. Based in Melbourne, we serve drivers nationwide. What makes us an expert in tax for Uber and rideshare drivers? Well, for starters: A team of CPA accountants and registered tax agents, our years of work and our in-depth experience mean that we know just how to reduce your tax One of our founders, who is a CPA accountant, has driven for Uber, Didi and Ola. We have looked at [...]

ABN & GST for UberEats and Food Delivery Drivers

By |July 15th, 2019|Categories: BAS, Food Delivery, GST, Logbook, Tax|Tags: , , , , , , |

The biggest questions among UberEats and Food Delivery Drivers are:  Do I need an ABN? Do I need to be registered for GST? Rideshare Tax can answer these for you. It depends on what you do. To make it simple for you, we’ve set up two categories. All you do is pick your category – A or B – then look up the information in your category. Category A - You ONLY deliver for UberEats or other food delivery company.  You need an ABN. You do not need to register for GST if your total income is under $75,000. (Total [...]

How to be tax ready as a rideshare driver

By |July 15th, 2019|Categories: BAS, GST, Logbook, Tax|Tags: , , , , |

Don’t get overwhelmed by your tax requirements! Rideshare Tax is here to help you. We will help you complete these 6 simple steps to stay on top of your tax obligations. Step 1. Apply for an ABN and register for GST As a member of Rideshare Tax, we will get you registered for your ABN and GST, free of charge. That certainly takes the hassle out of this step! The ATO requires all rideshare drivers to have an ABN and be registered for GST from the first dollar they earn. This applies even if you only drive occasionally. Normally an [...]

Keeping a logbook for your ridesharing business.

By |January 23rd, 2019|Categories: BAS, GST, Logbook, Tax|Tags: , , , , |

Your car is the most important deduction as a rideshare driver. Here's how to save the most with the logbook function!   Why do you need a logbook? Most drivers use their cars for both work and personal trips, therefore they must keep a vehicle logbook to track business use only. Your logbook tells the ATO the proportion of your total car use that’s for your ridesharing business so you can correctly calculate the amount of car-related expenses to deduct (e.g. fuel, registration) to pay less at the end of the financial year. What the ATO expects from you The [...]

Don’t go broke during tax time!

By |January 16th, 2019|Categories: BAS, GST, Logbook, Tax|Tags: , , , , |

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) waits for no man. So when tax time comes around, you want your ridesharing business tax money sitting safely in the bank, ready to jump into action when the tax office snaps its fingers. Keep it safe. Keep it separate. Before you can stash away your Uber driver business tax dollars, you need a place to put them. Make sure that you open a separate rideshare tax bank account—as soon as you read this—if you haven’t already done it. Whatever you do, don’t keep your Uber driver tax money in with your general ridesharing business [...]

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