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September 1, 2020

Forecasting During a Pandemic

Now, more than ever, business operators should have a plan in place to manage during uncertain times. Even if your business is not directly impacted, it’s likely your customers, your supply chain, and your workforce will be to some extent. So, how do you plan for uncertainty when every assumption is subject to change? Understand […]

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September 1, 2020

JobKeeper Update: A must read, action required

JobKeeper Update: A must read, action required Update: A must read, action required The Treasurer, with powers available under the JobKeeper legislation, has brought in a change that would see employees employed at 1 July, now eligible for JobKeeper. This is an extension on the previous 1 March 2020 reference date. If you are currently […]

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August 12, 2020

Covid-19 Help for Individuals

Services Australia has an online payment guide that guides you through the payments available if you are impacted by COVID-19 and what you might be able to access. Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment for Victoria If you have to self-isolate or quarantine at home because of COVID-19 or are caring for someone who is, and cannot […]

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August 12, 2020

Working from home deductions. FAQ

During lock down I have had to work from home. I’ve set up a full home office with paintings, plants, a desk, computer equipment, a water tower and a sculpture. I presume I can claim everything I have purchased for this office and claim part of my mortgage and running costs? In general, home office […]

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August 12, 2020

State & Territory Based Support

In addition to general waivers, reductions or rebates on some Government licensing and fees, each State and Territory has some form of support accessible to certain businesses impacted by COVID-19. Australian Capital Territory Support Description Closes Rate deferrals Rate deferrals for commercial property owners affected by COVID-19. 1 April 2021 Payroll tax deferral All ACT […]

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August 12, 2020

Support for Employing Apprentices and Trainees

JobTrainer provides a 50% reimbursement to eligible employers for the cost of apprentice or trainee wages up to $7,000 per quarter. Originally only for small businesses employing less than 20 employees, the subsidy recently expanded to include businesses with under 200 employees. For small businesses (under 20 employees), the apprentice had to be employed on […]

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August 12, 2020

Cashflow Boost Payments

If your business received the first cashflow boost tranche, you will receive a further cashflow boost for the June to September quarters of the same amount. If you report quarterly, the cashflow boost will be paid in two equal payments for June and September. If you report monthly, the cashflow boost is provided in four […]

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August 12, 2020

COVID-19 and your SMSF

COVID-19 has had an impact on many SMSFs. We look at the key issues. Early release of superannuation When a member of your fund wants to access up to $10,000 of their superannuation early under the COVID-19 measures, there are some additional steps that trustees need to take. Trustees will need to ensure their deed […]

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August 12, 2020

Introducing Jobkeeper 2.0

The Government has announced further changes to the JobKeeper scheme. The good news is that employees that missed out on JobKeeper because they were not employed on 1 March 2020 might now be eligible. The proposed changes would enable employees employed on 1 July 2020 to receive JobKeeper payments from 3 August if they meet […]

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August 11, 2020

Business Planning for 2021

We went through the basics of a business plan, sharing our “5 pillar” model and the steps you need to take on a regular basis to “check in” with your plan.  Watch here!  

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