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Increase in Set Rate for Home Office Expenses for Covid times

With the increased numbers of taxpayers working from home due to COVID-19, the ATO has released specific guidance softening the rules around claiming deductions for home office expenses, including a ‘shortcut’ set rate method. Firstly, the ATO has reduced the usual requirements to be ‘eligible’ to claim the expenses, which usually require a specific area … Read more Increase in Set Rate for Home Office Expenses for Covid times

HomeBuilder Stimulus: What is it and how do you access it?

The Government has announced grants of $25,000 to encourage people to build a new home or substantially renovate their existing home. The HomeBuilder scheme targets the residential construction market by providing tax-free grants of $25,000 to eligible owner-occupiers, including first home buyers, to build a new home or substantially renovate their existing home. The grants … Read more HomeBuilder Stimulus: What is it and how do you access it?

The ATO’s JobKeeper audit targets

“…while it is all very well to talk of ‘turning points’, one can surely only recognise such moments in retrospect.” Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day The JobKeeper subsidy has progressed beyond the rush for eligibility and entered its second phase: compliance. Late last month, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) released guidance highlighting where … Read more The ATO’s JobKeeper audit targets

JobKeeper Tracking

Jobkeeper homework

We understand how hard it is to keep track of paying Employees, especially large teams, and working out who needs a top-up, who has or has not been paid enough to maintain JobKeeper eligibility. We’ve created this free Excel Template for you to track employees each fortnight simpler and easier for each fortnight. Part One … Read more JobKeeper Tracking

The $1,500 JobKeeper Package – what you need to know

We’ve created the below video to help you navigate the updates for the JobKeeper Program now passed through the parliament. Watch this video on YouTube How fo you work out your fall in turn over? Watch this video on YouTube DOWNLOAD TEMPLATES Employee Checklist Employee Confirmation A Checklist to track who has or has not … Read more The $1,500 JobKeeper Package – what you need to know

Complete Covid-19 Guide to Stimulus and support Measures as at 6th April 2020

Hang in there  We’ve designed this guide as a quick reference to the COVID-19 related tax and financial support that might be available to you. It’s quiet comprehensive, but care needs to be taken and you should consult your accountant when making decisions. The Government has flagged that more support is coming and we will keep … Read more Complete Covid-19 Guide to Stimulus and support Measures as at 6th April 2020

Seven Key Causes of Poor Cashflow – Cashflow in a Crisis

There has been no event like this ever before, and surviving in business with cash flow is going to be tough. We’re created this video to help business owners understand their current cash position and how they can make changes to extend out their War Chest to survive the current conditions. Cashflow is the process … Read more Seven Key Causes of Poor Cashflow – Cashflow in a Crisis

Stuck in lock down? How about a free course…

If you’re looking for something to do, why not upskill yourself? We might be accountants and we do love free stuff, it’s important to always take stock of your most valuable item, time. You cannot make more or get any back, so it’s important to use it as best you can. Connect with friends, family, … Read more Stuck in lock down? How about a free course…

HR Support is important now as it is ever

We take HR serious when it comes to our team, to keep them safe and on track. We have loved working with Linda at TotalHRM in Albury and understand that sometimes every business needs options. If you want amazing in person support and locals, TotalHRM is for you. We also utilise HappyHR to maintain our … Read more HR Support is important now as it is ever

Stimulus #2 – Bigger, better and far more impact

The Second $66.1 bn Stimulus Package: What You Need To Know The Government yesterday released a second, far-reaching $66.1 bn stimulus package that boosts income support payments, introduces targeted changes to the superannuation rules, provides cash flow support of up to $100,000 for small business employers, and relaxes corporate insolvency laws. The stimulus measures are … Read more Stimulus #2 – Bigger, better and far more impact

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