News and Updates

Proposed Changes to the JobKeeper Program – Effective 28 September 2020

Proposed Changes to the JobKeeper Program – Effective 28 September 2020

On 21 July the government announced proposed changes to the JobKeeper program, including an extension through to 28 March 2021. These changes do not impact JobKeeper payments until after 28 September 2020.
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It’s “Tax Time”, and we’re open for business!

It’s “Tax Time”, and we’re open for business!

When we changed calendars in January this year, none of us predicted what was to come! But like all of our clients, we have been adapting the ways we work in order to continue to provide our accounting and taxation services.
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Latest Changes to Eligibility for JobKeeper and Boosting Cash Flow Programs

Latest Changes to Eligibility for JobKeeper and Boosting Cash Flow Programs

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has released details of alternative tests that can establish an entity’s eligibility for the JobKeeper program in the instance that turnover periods are not appropriately comparable (for example, if your business has been in operation less than a year). In addition, eligibility for the Boosting Cash Flow for Employers scheme has been expanded.
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JobKeeper Enrolment Guide for Sole Traders

JobKeeper Enrolment Guide for Sole Traders

Enrolment is now open for the government's JobKeeper Payment scheme through the ATO's Business Portal. Please see below for a step-by-step guide for sole traders without employees to apply.
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JobKeeper Enrolment Guide for Employers

JobKeeper Enrolment Guide for Employers

Enrolment is now open for the government's JobKeeper Payment scheme through the ATO's Business Portal. Details relevant to directors / shareholders, partner in a partnership or an adult beneficiary of a trust are also included in the below step-by-step guide to claiming the payment.
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Claiming Government Benefits – Actions Required Now

Claiming Government Benefits – Actions Required Now

Over the past few weeks the government has introduced a large number of schemes to help businesses, sole traders and individuals through the coronavirus crisis.
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JobKeeper Payment – Eligibility and Enrolment

JobKeeper Payment – Eligibility and Enrolment

The Government has announced its intention to pass additional legislation to introduce the JobKeeper payment. If legislation is enacted, support will be directed to employers to pass on to employees.
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Queensland Government Support Initiatives – Business

Queensland Government Support Initiatives – Business

The Queensland government has announced a number of "survival packages" for businesses and sole traders.
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Queensland Government Support Initiatives for Households

Queensland Government Support Initiatives for Households

The Queensland government has announced additional “survival packages” for households.
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