Small business tax incentives for training and upskilling employees and improving digital and tech capacity are back on the table.
Business fundamentals include reliable cashflow, tax planning and effective systems. These are instrumental for getting through the tough times, but even more importantly, for being ready to capitalise on opportunities when they come. Here we overview the business fundamentals you need to have in place …
$2,000 specialist advice grants are now available to access accounting or legal professional advice to help support businesses improve and adapt following COVID-19 disruptions and current economic conditions. The program closes on Friday 30 September, and applications are assessed on a first in, first served basis, so you need to act now.
Practical strategies for business owners The hits just keep on coming… ongoing effects from COVID, the great resignation, inflation, wage rises and general business uncertainty. But it’s not all bad news, in fact there’s lots you can do to help your business adapt. In this article we outline positive and proactive approaches for running your…
The ATO has changed its approach and compliance response, with family trust distributions on the hit list. Earlier this year the ATO released guidelines using ‘risk’ categories for trust distribution arrangements, indicating that the ATO is taking a more aggressive approach to investigating trust income distribution. It is expected that many family groups will pay…
The proposed new law aims to help small businesses involved in disputes or debt recovery actions with the ATO.
Changing business conditions, interruptions and adapting to new ways of working has likely impacted your business. If you feel like you are finally coming up for air, it’s time to be positive and proactive and get your business back on track.
Employers should have already been reporting through Single Touch Payroll (‘STP’) unless they only have closely held payees, or they are covered by a deferral or exemption. From 1 July 2021, there have been changes to STP reporting for small employers with closely held payees and quarterly reporting for micro employers.
Announcements from the 2021-22 Federal Government Budget, handed down on May 11, focus on recovery and investment to support jobs creation to drive economic growth. Our Budget Summary highlights the top announcements which, if implemented, may affect your business decision making and planning for your personal financial goals.
The Government has committed to modernising certain laws so that they are ‘technology neutral’, to enable easier communication between businesses, individuals and regulators.