JOBKEEPER UPDATES AND ATO PUBLICATIONS

    08/05/2020
  • 8 May  2020 The latest figures from Treasury show that  approximately 730,000 businesses have now enrolled for the JobKeeper scheme extending to approximately  4.7 million employees. Professional, scientific and technical services are currently the largest industry group to register for JobKeeper, accounting for 14.7 per cent of total enrolments.  The construction industry group was next Read more…

  • AN UPDATE – JOBKEEPER PAYMENT SCHEME – Extension of Time to Enrol

    29/04/2020
  • 28 April 2020 AMENDMENTS TO THE JOBKEEPER SCHEME It was another busy week of updates to the JobKeeper Scheme with Treasury announcing on Friday a number of changes and the ATO updating its time frame around enrolment and payment for the first JobKeeper payments over the weekend. For everything you need to know about these changes Read more…

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    WEBINAR RECORDING: Unpacking the JobKeeper Program – Alternative Decline in Turnover Tests

    28/04/2020
  • Our recent webinar held on Tuesday 28 April 2020 runs through the latest on the JobKeeper Program. The Government released the eagerly anticipated JobKeeper Alternative Decline in Turnover Tests late last week.  For many employers, the JobKeeper Payment scheme is a vital subsidy and the difference of being able to retain their workforce or not.  With the Read more…

  • Alternative Turnover Test Rules Released

    24/04/2020
  • The eagerly anticipated alternative decline in turnover test rules for the JobKeeper payment scheme was registered yesterday on Thursday 23 April 2020. As you know, in order to be eligible for the JobKeeper Payment, businesses must have suffered a substantial decline in their turnover. The JobKeeper Rules require a basic test for assessing this decline Read more…

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    WEBINAR RECORDING: Don’t forget about FBT – we’ve got your back!

    22/04/2020
  • Our recent webinar on Tuesday 21 April 2020 ran through Fringe Benefits Tax for the 2020 year. You wouldn’t be blamed if the last thing you have on your list at the moment is FBT. We are here to make sure your FBT matters don’t become a business risk. The lodgement date for the 2020 Read more…

  • WA State Government Unveils Leasing Codes

    20/04/2020
  • We alert you to the long-awaited release as of 16 April 2020 of the Western Australian Codes of leasing currently in front of Parliament waiting to be passed. Since the National Cabinet announced the Mandatory Code of Conduct on 7 April 2020 for commercial tenancies, each State government has been working on designing their framework for Read more…

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    WEBINAR RECORDING: Unpacking the JobKeeper Payment Program

    15/04/2020
  • Our latest webinar, held Tuesday 14th April 2020, had a look at the latest with the JobKeeper Payment Program. The Government has released further details last week regarding the JobKeeper Payment measures.  For many employers it is a vital subsidy and the difference of being able to retain their workforce. There has been some significant developments since Read more…

  • Unpacking the JobKeeper Payment Rules

    11/04/2020
  • Federal Parliament has now passed laws giving effect to the Morrison Government’s historic $130 billion wage subsidy scheme, which will deliver fortnightly payments of $1,500 to an estimated six million workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The package passed both houses of parliament with Labor support, after the Coalition rebuffed calls to expand eligibility to one Read more…

  • Update JobKeeper Payment and WA Payroll Tax Concessions

    08/04/2020
  • TREASURY UPDATED JOBKEEPER GUIDELINES As we wait for the JobKeeper Payment legislation to be released tomorrow 8 April 2020, we wanted to make you aware of significant new information on eligibility and compliance of this wage subsidy as released today by Treasury. The main features of the JobKeeper Payment measures are as follows: Eligible employers Read more…

  • AN UPDATE: Commercial Property Sector

    04/04/2020
  • While the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, the National Cabinet has been hard at work addressing complex issues in the commercial leasing industry. Yesterday Scott Morrison revealed details of the National Cabinet’s deliberations and foreshadowed a potentially mandatory code to regulate relations between landlords and tenants. This proposed plan, which will apply only to commercial tenancies, Read more…