NEWS

7 August, 2020

Director Identification Numbers Now Law

In an effort to reduce the instances of phoenixing, where the controllers of a company deliberately avoid paying liabilities by shutting down indebted companies and transferring assets to another company, […]
6 August, 2020

COVID-19 Challenges For Super Funds

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented some of the toughest challenges to businesses and the economy in recent memory. No surprises then that the superannuation industry has also been heavily impacted […]
30 July, 2020

The Future Of JobSeeker

Since 27 April 2020, a Coronavirus supplement of $550 per fortnight has effectively doubled the rate of certain social security payments (eg JobSeeker, Youth Allowance, and Austudy). Individuals eligible for […]
28 July, 2020

ATO Investigates Fraud: Early Release Super

Recent APRA figures indicate that around 2.4m Australians have taken advantage of the government’s COVID-19 early super release. To date, over $17bn in payments have been made with the average […]
24 July, 2020

Get Ready For Changes To The JobKeeper Payment

Businesses nervous about the state of the economy in the wake of a potential second wave can breathe a sigh of relief; the government has confirmed its intention extend the […]
22 July, 2020

IGTO: ATO’s Communication Of Taxpayer Rights

The communication of taxpayers’ rights is an important but often overlooked feature of the tax system. Essentially, it is the right of taxpayers to be informed of their rights and […]
17 July, 2020

Government Support For Victorian Businesses

With most of Victoria officially in lockdown in an attempt to stop the second wave of COVID-19, the impact on many businesses based across metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire […]
15 July, 2020

Make Use Of The Small Business Super Clearing House

If you’re a small business with an annual turnover of less than $10m and have 19 or less employees, you can take advantage of the free small business super clearing […]
10 July, 2020

ATO Compliance: COVID-19 Support Measures

With many Australian businesses taking part in the government’s COVID-19 stimulus package including the JobKeeper and the cash flow boost, the ATO has now commenced a compliance program to weed […]
8 July, 2020

COVID-19 Recovery Grant For NSW Small Businesses

As the country starts on its road to recovery from COVID-19, with most states gradually lifting restrictions on gatherings and business trading, many businesses are starting to reopen and trade […]