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Welcome to Taxpert
Taxpert Accountancy Solutions is an accountancy business specialising in tax services for individuals and small business taxpayers.
Taxpert's practice manager and registered tax agent is Kelly Kavanagh. Kelly is a CPA, who grew up in Canberra and founded this business in 2003 from her home located in Dickson, Canberra.
Kelly has now relocated Taxpert Accountancy Solutions to Level 1, 8/20 Challis Street Dickson. We are located opposite the Dickson motor registry.
Taxpert offers after hours and weekend appointments.
Phone or email us today.
*Scammers changing tactics*
The ATO has warned taxpayers to be alert for scammers impersonating the ATO, as they are changing tactics.
"We are seeing the emergence of a new tactic, where scammers are using an ATO number to send fraudulent SMS messages to taxpayers asking them to click on a link and hand over their personal details in order to obtain a refund,” ATO Assistant Commissioner Karen Foat said.
The ATO said that there are some tell-
they send you an email or SMS asking you to click on a link to provide login, personal or financial information, to download a file or open an attachment
they use aggressive or rude behaviour, or threaten you with arrest, jail or deportation
they request payment of a debt via iTunes, Google Play or pre-
they request a fee in order to release a refund owed to you.
The ATO released data on scams in December 2018. Some of its findings include:
more than 25,000 phone scam reports were recorded by the ATO in December
more than 1500 phishing scam emails were reported to the ATO
more than $500,000 was reported to the ATO as being paid to scammers in December, well down from November.
Keeping more of YOUR money in YOUR pocket