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Tax Cuts and Job Maker

Wednesday, 11 November 2020   

  n terms of preserving the roots of Australia’s economy, the major economic stimulus programs of Cashflow boost, JobKeeper and JobSeeker have already expired for many taxpayers or they are to run out by Easter 2021. The instant asset write-off...

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ATO Cyber Safety Checklist

Wednesday, 4 November 2020   
ATO Cyber Safety Checklist

Scammers never seem to rest, with even the lastest JobKeeper iteration coming in for some scam treatment. In a new update the ATO reports that it is receiving reports of email scams about JobKeeper and backing business investment claims. The f...

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Coronavirus Land Tax Relief - Queensland

Wednesday, 7 October 2020   

The Queensland Governments land tax relief applications for the 2019-20 year close on 31 October 2020.   You may be eligible for one or more of the following land tax relief measures: a 3-month deferral of land tax liabilities fo...

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Federal Budget 2020-21 for Aussie Business

Wednesday, 7 October 2020   

After federal, state and territory governments slammed the brakes on the Australian economy with the most drastic and far-reaching shut down measures experienced in our nation’s recent history, the Federal Treasurer has sought to re-ignite the flame ...

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Insolvency Reforms to Support Small Business

Wednesday, 7 October 2020   
Insolvency Reforms to Support Small Business

The government recognises that despite support to get through the COVID-19 outbreak, not all businesses are going to remain viable. Many small businesses will have significantly increased levels of debt in order to remain in business during the ...

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Business can claim previous year tax losses.

Thursday, 10 September 2020   

If your business has made tax losses in years to the current one, but you haven’t yet offset all those losses, you can still carry these forward and claim a deduction for them in a later year — as long as you meet all the requirements of the tax ...

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Job Keeper 2.0 - What we know so far !

Thursday, 10 September 2020   
Job Keeper 2.0 - What we know so far !

The end of September will be upon us soon and businesses needing ongoing support must get familiar with the rules of JobKeeper 2.0. The first thing to note is that businesses need to qualify separately for each extension period. To qualify for th...

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Homebuilder is here. Who is set to Benefit

Thursday, 4 June 2020   
Homebuilder is here. Who is set to Benefit

The government has unveiled the HomeBuilder scheme, which will see eligible owner-occupiers who are either building or undertaking a substantial renovation given $25,000 for doing so. But who will actually benefit from the stimulus? Treasury have an...

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Getting ready for EOFY

Wednesday, 3 June 2020   

t’s that time of year again…. although these are unprecedented times, it is time to start preparing to finalise the financial year 2020 to complete budgets and scenario modelling for the new financial year. Effective tax planning reduces tax payable ...

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