August 17, 2020

Extension of the JobKeeper Payment

Sadly, many Australian businesses are a long way from trending back to ‘normal’ as we approach 27 September 2020, the original date that JobKeeper was set […]
June 17, 2020

COVID-19 and tax depreciation reports – are physical inspections necessary?

Property investors and businesses will often engage a specialist quantity surveyor to prepare a tax report on capital works and depreciation deductions available to them under […]
June 17, 2020

ATO reminder for employers – Finalise STP data for 2020

The ATO has issued a reminder to employers who report through Single Touch Payroll (‘STP’) – which should be all employers, unless an exemption or deferral […]
June 17, 2020

JobKeeper declaration due 14 June

Businesses that have enrolled in the JobKeeper Scheme and identified their eligible employees are reminded that they will need to make a monthly declaration to the […]
June 17, 2020

The NSW Small Business COVID-19 Support Grant Application Closes On Monday 1st June

The NSW Government is providing financial support to ease the pressures on small business as a result of COVID-19. If your small business or non-profit organisation […]
May 11, 2020

JobKeeper key dates

Key dates 20 April From 20 April 2020 – Enrol for the JobKeeper payment You can enrol for the JobKeeper payment through the Business Portal. If you are a […]
May 10, 2020

ATO reminder about salary packaged super

The ATO has provided employers with a recent reminder that, from 1 January 2020, there has been a legislative change to ensure that when an employee […]
May 10, 2020

SMSFs may be able to offer rental relief to related party tenants

As a result of the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, some self-managed superannuation funds (‘SMSFs’) which own real property may want to give a tenant […]
March 9, 2020

Employer’s requirements and the deductibility of WREs

Some employees may wonder whether a work-related expense (or ‘WRE’) becomes deductible merely because their employer specifically requires the employee to incur the expense. Importantly, the […]