Another day, another support package. This time the JobKeeper Payment. Not yet legislated but soon will be, this is a great boost for casual workers & the self employed who may now be eligible for some $ – in some lucky cases more than they originally earned. However, this will increase administration for companies who… Read More JobKeeper Payment
If you are in the unfortunate position of needing to stand down employees due to Covid-19 make sure you comply with Australian work place laws. Workplace Australia have a useful page detailing what employers can and can’t do in these difficult times. Click the link for further details. https://coronavirus.fairwork.gov.au/#stand-down Lindsay 0413 952180
The March 2020 BAS statements are starting to arrive, along with a deluge of client queries as to how to complete them in order to receive the government assistance. So here we go …… Complete the BAS exactly the same as normal The ATO credit will happen automatically If you have paid employees in the… Read More Completing the March 2020 BAS for Covid Refunds
Further to my prior blog post about the first Corona Virus stimulus package, we now have a bit more detail about how those running a business can (or in some cases can’t) make a claim. First the sole traders & freelancers among you. Well a very disappointing outcome for the sole traders of Australia, as… Read More How to make a Stimulus Package claim
As proposed in the 2017 budget, the removal of the main residence CGT exemption for tax non-residents was legislated in Dec 2019 A rather draconian rule, the effect is that if you are tax non-resident on the date you sign the sales contract on your Australian property, you will not get any exemption at all… Read More Non-Resident with a home here? Quick – Sell it!
Due to popular demand, the following is a step by step list of how to perform single touch payroll. You may notice the name “thousand touch payroll” might be more apt!… Read More Single Touch Payroll Guide
Believe it or not there is still the possibility to get some free money from the government. The superannuation co-contribution is hanging on in there for a little longer so make use of it if you can and grab up to $500 of free cash. Even better, why not pop some $ into the kids’… Read More Tax Tip 2019 : More Free Money from the Government