Tax changes for 2020 May 26, 2020 | Tax We’ve provided a complete run down of everything you need to know regarding tax changes for 2020 and beyond. Whether you’re an individual tax payer or own a business you will find these tips helpful to get the most from your tax return at the end…

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Summarising the Economic Responses to COVID-19 by State and Territory Governments in Australia May 20, 2020 | COVID-19 Complete as at 18 May 2020  Late addition: Queensland Government Small Business Adaptation Grant of up to $10k for eligible Queensland small businesses. Details HERE   A range of economic and social measures have been announced by the State and…

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How to get your share of the $100 Million in additional funding released by Queensland Government for Small Businesses affected by COVID-19 May 20, 2020 | COVID-19 The Queensland Government has just announced a new round of grants available for Queensland small businesses affected by COVID-19. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the new grants program had…

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How JobKeeper subsidy impacts Workcover and Payroll tax May 19, 2020 | COVID-19, Tax With more than 750,000 businesses enrolling for the JobKeeper subsidy, its important that business owners understand how the subsidy will affect wages declarations for both WorkCover and payroll tax.   Workcover The big question is will JobKeeper payments be considered declarable…

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COVID-19 Queensland – Preparing for a Return to Business May 15, 2020 | COVID-19 With the global COVID-19 pandemic prompting strict regulations on Australians, many businesses have had to temporarily close or change their operations. Thankfully, the Federal and Queensland Governments have released roadmaps of their plan to ease lock down restrictions in the coming weeks…

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Reopen safely after COVID-19 using the Reopen app May 14, 2020 | COVID-19 As restrictions ease and you reopen your business, it will be essential to flatten the demand curve so you and your customers can stay safe and compliant. Tanda (a local Brisbane software company) has developed a free app for businesses so that…

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What has changed after 20 years with GST? May 12, 2020 | Accounting, Business, Tax 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax, or GST as it is more commonly known. GST is a 10% tax applied to most goods and services (as the name suggests) and whilst it…

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The Queensland Government recently announced that the Commonwealth Government’s JobKeeper payment is exempt from Queensland payroll tax. From 30 March 2020, taxable wages paid or payable by an employer to an employee which are subsidised by the Commonwealth Government’s JobKeeper payment scheme are exempt from Queensland payroll tax. However, the exemption does not apply to…

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Australian small businesses using Macs have the same financial tasks as those using PCs. But often it’s a challenge to find Mac accounting software that’s as feature rich as the Windows version. So, if you’re on the hunt for the best accounting software to run on your Mac, you’ll find you answer here. Hint: It’s…

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