UPDATE: 2021 COVID-19 Queensland Business Support Grants (August 2021 Lockdown)

UPDATE: 2021 COVID-19 Queensland Business Support Grants (August 2021 Lockdown) August 16, 2021 | Business, COVID-19 This article has been updated on 17 August 2021 now that full details around eligibility and claims have been released.  The Queensland Government has just announced that minimum $10,000 grants will be made available to small and medium businesses across Queensland…

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NSW COVID-19 lockdown support for business and individuals

NSW COVID-19 lockdown support for business and individuals July 15, 2021 | Business, COVID-19 Below we share our summary of the key support available to NSW business owners affected by the current COVID-19 lockdowns. The NSW and Federal Governments have announced a series of new measures to support business during extended lockdowns of four weeks…

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Corona Virus Payroll Tax Relief: UPDATE

Corona Virus Payroll Tax Relief: UPDATE October 2, 2020 | COVID-19 The Queensland Government has announced a $4 billion stimulus package recently, which includes Payroll Tax Relief for those business liable for Payroll Tax. If you are registered for Payroll Tax in Queensland, you can receive the following: A refund of your payroll tax for…

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JobSeeker Payment Changes

JobSeeker Payment Changes September 23, 2020 | COVID-19 Currently, if you are single with no dependents, you are receiving about $565 a fortnight base rate, and $550 coronavirus supplement. From Friday, the Government will cut back the coronavirus supplement to $250. This will continue until the end of the year, but it is unclear what…

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Original JobKeeper period ceases on 27 September 2020.

Original JobKeeper period ceases on 27 September 2020. September 23, 2020 | COVID-19 The JobKeeper extension (JobKeeper 2.0) will continue for eligible businesses in two phases: from 28 September 2020 to 3 January 2021 (December quarter 2020), and from 5 January 2021 to 28 March 2021 (March quarter 2021) Eligibility will be tested for both…

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Further payroll tax refund applications are now open

Further payroll tax refund applications are now open September 8, 2020 | COVID-19, Tax The Queensland Government have provided a number of payroll tax relief measures designed to assist businesses during COVID. These refunds will help many businesses in reducing their expenses during this time. You also don’t need to pay the refund back at…

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Temporary Relief for Financially Distressed Businesses

Temporary Relief for Financially Distressed Businesses September 1, 2020 | COVID-19 There is a temporary increase to the threshold at which creditors can issue a statutory demand on a company and the time companies have to respond to statutory demands. The Government is temporarily increasing the current minimum threshold for creditors issuing a statutory demand…

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Updates: coronavirus supplement

Updates: coronavirus supplement August 31, 2020 | COVID-19 The Government is extending the payment period of its temporary Coronavirus Supplement from 25 September 2020 to 31 December 2020.   Eligibility The income support payment categories eligible to receive the Coronavirus Supplement are Jobseeker Payment (those currently receiving Partner Allowance, Widow Allowance, Sickness Allowance and Wife…

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Online training for small business

Online training for small business August 5, 2020 | Business, COVID-19 If your business has been impacted by COVID-19 you are most likely searching for ways in which you can recover and get your business back on track. You may be unsure on which direction to take, or need help developing the right skills to…

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