Re: The tax bonus3
Apr 22, 2009 10:58 am
No sign of mine yet. No idea what I'm going to spend it on - might save it for some new furniture (though if it arrives before the weekend - there is a huge belly dance fair on Sunday - I might splurge on a costume)
After 4 years - we're in!
Re: The tax bonus4
Apr 22, 2009 11:10 am
I know some relatives who have received it, I'm still ** about it being means tested lol, means testing = evil, it should be a blanket $900 going to everyone in my opinion rather then $250 for some, 0 for some, etc.
Re: The tax bonus5
Apr 22, 2009 11:16 am
Still waiting here, too!
I only submitted my tax return earlier this year so I expected mine to be one of the late ones. However my DW, who submitted her return early July last year, still hasn't got hers either; I expected we would have got her bonus by now .
'We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.' - Winston Churchill
Re: The tax bonus8
Apr 22, 2009 12:30 pm
I got mine on the weekend. I used half to stimulate the economy and put half in my savings
Re: The tax bonus10
Apr 22, 2009 1:41 pm
nothing here yet.
Re: The tax bonus11
Apr 22, 2009 1:55 pm
Nothing here either. But I was just reading in the paper that apparently lots of payments have been sent to tax agents (who actually filed the returns) and have landed in their accounts for them to send on. Only, they don't want to. So the tax office is going to have to get them all back, then post out new ones to those people. (can't find a link, but this was in the Herald Sun today)
Re: The tax bonus12
Apr 22, 2009 2:02 pm
We got ours a few days after it was announced, tell you what we needed it!!
So glad the building is over, never again. Loooove our house, but still not quite sure it was worth all of the stress they put us through!
Re: The tax bonus15
Apr 22, 2009 3:48 pm
for those awaiting the 'stimulus' here's a clip from the ATO:
Q2: When will the tax bonus be paid?
Payments will go out progressively over six weeks from early April to the 7.4 million eligible people who have already lodged last year’s tax return. Cheque and Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) postings will be distributed each business night until the initial run of 7.4 million has been completed.
All cheque and EFT payments will be made using a post code selection process that is randomly generated, ensuring all post codes are evenly distributed to each state and territory each night (using the Australia Post predetermined percentage spread). For this reason and because of security concerns, we are not planning to publish a distribution schedule.
Re: The tax bonus18
Apr 22, 2009 7:10 pm
I got mine yesterday as well as the rest of the family (4 in total) popped it into my account ready to pay some laybys off for the house with it
Built A*J C@ventry 33 Moved in 16.11.09
Re: The tax bonus19
Apr 22, 2009 7:14 pm
mine was supposed to go straight into an account and our accountant would then be notified (he's already had one list sent of clients who have received the payment) but a cheque arrived in the mail today instead. now I just have to figure out what to spend it on, too many choices
Re: The tax bonus20
Apr 22, 2009 7:30 pm
nope we are waiting too
John, Tarin and the Kids
Built and moving in to the Regent Grande with Masterton homes
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