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Has COVID-19 devalued your business?

If you are selling your business, merging, acquiring, or inviting in new investors, you need to understand the value of your business. But, to what degree does the pandemic impact on value? Should you discount or hold firm to pre COVID-19 performance on the basis that ‘we’re going to come […]

By |2 September, 2020|Business, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Has COVID-19 devalued your business?

What now? Where to get help if you need it. Help for business

JobKeeper 2.0
The Government has announced further changes to the JobKeeper scheme. The good news is that employees that missed out on JobKeeper because they were not employed on 1 March 2020 might now be eligible. The proposed changes would enable employees employed on 1 July 2020 to receive JobKeeper payments […]

By |27 August, 2020|Business|Comments Off on What now? Where to get help if you need it. Help for business

JobKeeper: Expanded access and eligibility test changes

Employees that previously failed the JobKeeper eligibility test as they were not employed on 1 March 2020, may now be eligible for payments from 3 August 2020 if they were employed on 1 July 2020. 
To receive JobKeeper from 28 September 2020, employers will need to reassess their eligibility with reference […]

By |10 August, 2020|Business|Comments Off on JobKeeper: Expanded access and eligibility test changes

The Proposed JobKeeper Payment

The Federal Government has announced (as part of its Coronavirus Stimulus Package) the introduction of a new JobKeeper Payment to assist eligible employers (and self-employed individuals) who have been impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic to continue to pay their workers.  The following is a broad summary of the key aspects of […]

By |1 April, 2020|Business|Comments Off on The Proposed JobKeeper Payment

$1,500 JobKeeper subsidy to keep staff employed

A subsidy of $1,500 per fortnight per employee, administered by the ATO, will be paid to businesses that have experienced a downturn of more than 30% (50% for businesses over $1bn).

By |31 March, 2020|Business|Comments Off on $1,500 JobKeeper subsidy to keep staff employed

The Government’s COVID-19 Economic Response

The Government has announced its economic response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in the form of a $17.6 billion economic stimulus package. The package has been marketed as a measure to protect the economy by maintaining confidence, supporting investment and keeping people in their jobs.How things have changed in the last few days […]

By |28 March, 2020|Business|Comments Off on The Government’s COVID-19 Economic Response

Important Update from Accountancy Group – COVID19

In light of the recent developments around the Coronavirus (or COVID-19) and the uncertainty we are all facing day to day, we felt it important to email and send this circular to you to assure you that we expect no major interruptions to the services that we provide to you.
OUR […]

By |28 March, 2020|Business|Comments Off on Important Update from Accountancy Group – COVID19

Accountancy Group Assisting our Clients in coping with COVID-19

As a business owner, you need to face the possibility of team members being absent from your workplace, product supply issues and demand for your services and products reducing over the short term. There are 2 urgent things you need to be aware of:1. Government Stimulus Package – Our Tax Planning […]

By |28 March, 2020|Business|Comments Off on Accountancy Group Assisting our Clients in coping with COVID-19

Should your SMSF buy property in the United States?

One of the most common questions from clients with a Self Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) is, can I buy property?  Followed by the second question, can I buy property in the United States?

SMSFs provide investment flexibility for those that understand the rules.  They can also be a significant liability if […]

By |16 May, 2019|Property|Comments Off on Should your SMSF buy property in the United States?

What now for the GST?

Fifteen years after the introduction of the GST in Australia debate still rages over what should be taxed and whether the GST rate should increase.

Unless the Government changes the GST Act, any change requires the approval of the States and Territories.  The Treasurers’ workshop late last month resolved to keep […]

By |8 September, 2015|Tax|Comments Off on What now for the GST?
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