$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.
New release domain names were recently released in Australia, and you need to take action to avoid threats to your business internet identity. New domain name extensions of .au (in addition to .com.au) are now available and if you want to secure your existing domain name in the new format, you must register by 20…
Recent changes to superannuation include superannuation guarantee changes and downsizer contribution age changes.
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 Government has recently extended the SME Recovery Loan Scheme by a further six months (to 30 June 2022) to support SMEs adversely economically affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic.
The ATO has reminded taxpayers that it has a range of support available for small businesses experiencing difficult situations, such as natural disasters, mental health challenges or financial hardship.
A Bill recently introduced into Parliament permanently allows companies to use technology to meet their regulatory requirements, and ensure that companies can continue to meet their obligations amid the uncertainty of the COVID‑19 pandemic.
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.
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 ATO is using its compliance resources to maintain the integrity of the JobKeeper measure.