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Low Interest SME Covid Loans Time Extension

SME lending options – Extension in time Around 80,000 loans worth around $7.3 billion have been written since the scheme commenced in March 2020. The Treasurer said the extension of the SME Recovery Loan Scheme continues the government’s ongoing support for small businesses as they continue to bounce back from the pandemic. While there is … Read more

Accountants to Advisors

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We’re excited to introduce Business Edge Advisors! We’ve refreshed our brand with a new look and feel while retaining the same excellent award-winning service. We felt the old branding was not quite shining the light on our full service offering we provided for current and new clients. We are looking forward to continue to providing … Read more

Cryptocurrencybecoming the norm

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Tax and the Normalisation of Cryptocurrency The Australian Taxation Office recently updated its guidance on tax and cryptocurrency. In early November, the Commonwealth Bank announced that it is now Australia’s first bank to offer customers the ability to buy, sell and hold crypto assets, directly through the CommBank app. You know when the banks come … Read more

The New Director IDs

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The Government has introduced a new director ID regime with the aim of preventing the use of false and fraudulent director identities and to reduce unlawful activity, such as phoenix activity.  All directors who are subject to the rules will apply for a director ID once and will keep this ID forever, regardless of whether … Read more

What lockdown support is available? (updated)

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If you can’t work because you or someone in your household is impacted by COVID-19, support is available. There are two payments accessible to individuals: the COVID-19 Disaster Payment; and, the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment. How to apply for support You can apply for the COVID-19 Disaster Payment and the Pandemic Leave Payment through your … Read more

Tradies can unlock new opportunities across the country

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National licence recognition for tradies Builders, electricians, plumbers, architects, real estate agents, security guards and other workers who hold an occupational licence in their home state or territory and who want to do the same work in another state or territory will soon be automatically deemed to have the necessary licence. The Federal, State and … Read more

JobMaker Hiring Credit Guide

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The JobMaker Hiring Credit Scheme JobMaker can be complex and if you’re wishing to access the hiring credit, you will need to be fully informed about eligibility, enrolment and ongoing compliance. Our client guide to help small business owners understand the benefits and requirements of JobMaker. Download The Guide Here JobMaker is a credit available … Read more