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Do you have a Family Trust? Read now

With the end of financial year approaching quickly, now is the time to review what strategies you can use to minimise your tax before 30 June 2020. Save Tax – Avoid tax penalties by making your Trust Distribution Resolutions before 30 June 2020 Do you have a...

5 financial lessons we should learn from COVID-19

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation="" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Aurora Pham The COVID-19 pandemic has had unprecedented impacts on everyone’s lives. We are seeing an extended period of economic and social uncertainty, and disruption lies ahead. Despite the Government’s economic support package, many Australians are losing their jobs...

Save Tax – Opportunities with Superannuation for 2020

When you retire, your superannuation is likely to become an important source of your income. That’s why it’s a good idea to top it up while you are working. But did you know, there are also some excellent tax benefits you can take advantage of right...

Updates from ATO – Boosting Cash Flow for Employers

Earlier this week, the ATO noted that entities that lodged their activity statement before 28 April would see their cash-flow boost amount used to offset tax debts from previous periods, while those who lodged on 28 April would not see those credits used to pay...

JobKeeper eligibility: Sole traders and other entities

Sole traders and some other entities (such as partnerships, trusts or companies) may be entitled to the JobKeeper Payment scheme under the business participation entitlement. However, not-for-profit organisations are not included. Your entity may be eligible for the JobKeeper Payment scheme if you: have a non-employee...

Updated: JobKeeper payment application details

The JobKeeper Payment is a wage subsidy that will be paid through the tax system to eligible businesses impacted by the Coronavirus. Under the scheme, eligible businesses will receive a payment of $1,500 per fortnight per eligible employee and/or for one eligible business participant (i.e., an...

Avoid the C.R.A.S.H – 5 Steps to recession-proof your business

Australia has been lucky over the last few decades since the days of the recession ‘we had to have’. We’ve done well to dodge the worst of the global financial crisis and have experienced strong economic growth. Recently however, the media have begun hinting that we’re...

JobKeeper vs JobSeeker

The Federal Government recently announced the JobKeeper Payment scheme, which is designed to assist employers (and self-employed individuals) affected by the Coronavirus pandemic to continue to pay their workers. The JobKeeper scheme has been well received and welcomed by all sectors of the economy. In fact, many...

Employer’s cash flow boosts explained – How does it work?

To assist employers during the Coronavirus crisis, the Federal Government has implemented a plan to boost employer’s cash flow. The cash flow benefit will be delivered through the tax system with credits to accounts being provided either: • Monthly: around the end of each of these months...

Updated: The Government’s second economic stimulus package

On 22 March the Government announced a second set of economic responses which, combined with the previous actions, total $189 billion across the forward estimates. The package provides timely support to workers, households and businesses through a difficult time in the light of the broader...