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$10,000 Emergency Cash Grants for Small business in South Australia

Apr 09, 2020

Small businesses and not-for-profit entities that employ South Australians who have been highly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible to receive a $10,000 grant to support the operation of their business.

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JobKeeper Payment - Frequently Asked Questions

Apr 08, 2020

As time passes we have been receiving many queries and questions from our clients relating to the JobKeeper payments and eligibility. While the legislation is yet to pass we provide an extract of some of the commonly asked queries in the attached document. Of course we would be pleased to discuss your personal circumstances and how the legislation may apply to you, so please contact us.

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Government supporting business to retain jobs

Mar 31, 2020

The government is introducing a subsidy program to support employees and businesses. The Jobkeeper payment is designed to help businesses affected by the Coronavirus to cover the costs of their employees' wages, so that more employees can retain their job and continue to earn an income.

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Covid -19 Federal Government Economic Response to the Coronavirus

Mar 25, 2020

Following the COVID-19 outbreak there have been several measures either announced or already introduced to help businesses combat the fast-moving challenges brought on by the outbreak.

More information on these incentives is being released every day. To help businesses navigate the volume and complexity of information that exists, we have provided a summary of the big-ticket incentives and how to determine if your business is eligible. We have also outlined a number of concessions that have been announced for individuals.

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Australian COVID-19 Economic Response for Business

Mar 12, 2020

The Australian Government has put forward its plans to navigate the economic implications of the Coronavirus outbreak. The economic response is expected to be in the region of $17 billion, or 0.9 percent of annual GDP. Most SMEs will be eligible for one or more of the proposed incentives which are expected to be brought before parliament for approval on 23 March 2020.

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Business Tax Return Checklist

Jul 01, 2019

We are often asked what items to provide at our tax return interviews for our business clients. This article summarises the main items we use.

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Individual Tax Return Checklist

Jul 01, 2019

We are often asked by clients what items to provide or have at our tax return interviews. This article summarises the main items we use to prepare your returns.

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SA Budget 2019-20

Jun 19, 2019

South Australian Treasurer Rob Lucas MLC’s 2019-20 State Budget delivered on 18 June produces an estimated surplus of $101 million in 2018-19 and a modest surplus of $94 million in 2019-20, with surplus predicted to grow across the forward estimates.

This budget continues the Marshall Government’s focus on investing in key services and a $11.9 billion infrastructure pipeline over the next four years, despite a significant $517 million write-down in forecast GST revenue for 2019-20.

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Single Touch Payroll

Feb 18, 2019

The government has been moving toward a new system of how employers report their employees tax and super information to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

Known as Single Touch Payroll (STP), the employer sends their employees tax and super information to the ATO each time they run their payroll or pay their employees. Recent changes to legislation require employers with as little as one employee to report from 1 July 2019.

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Property Purchases - New Withholding Regime

Jan 03, 2019

Foreign investors disposing of property in Australia are subject to withholding of tax, however the onus is on the seller to prove they are not a foreign resident.

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Super Reform Changes

Feb 15, 2017

The superannuation reforms announced in the May budget have finally been legislated. Numerous changes were made through the process and this article summarises the current regime and the changes effective 1 July 2017.

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Payroll Tax - Small Business Rebate

Nov 17, 2016

The SA Government announced an extension of the small business payroll tax rebate for an additional four years from the 2015/16 financial year.

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Job Accelerator Grant Scheme

Nov 17, 2016

The SA Government announced two Job Accelerator Grant Schemes as part of the 2016/17 State Budget to encourage businesses to employ additional employees in South Australia

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Land Tax

Nov 17, 2016

Land Tax is assessed at 30 June each year. Here are some helpful tips.

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Stamp Duty

Nov 17, 2016

The SA Government has made some substantial changes to stamp duty

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Warning! Tax scams demanding payment of fake debts. Check with us first.

May 17, 2016

Sophisticated tax scam techniques are being used to defraud Australians.

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Economic Update Australia

Apr 13, 2016

Economic Update Australia

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Staff update

Sep 14, 2015

As part of our long term succession planning we have merged Six Accountancy and it's principal Simon Bibbo into our practice from 1 July this year.

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2015-16 Federal Budget

Jun 09, 2015

Our take on this year's budget

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New Year’s Resolutions

Jan 12, 2015

Now the New Year is here it’s time to action the items on the to-do list (talk to Mel, Bill or Simon for help):

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Christmas Benefits

Dec 17, 2014

A quick snapshot of the FBT and other rules on Christmas parties and gifts.

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