Business insights to bolster your response
Do you have the evidence ready for a JobKeeper claim review by the ATO? »
5 June 2020 | 4 min read
The ATO is ramping up compliance activities to ensure businesses who have made a claim for JobKeeper have correctly satisfied eligibility.

Should businesses who made JobKeeper claims on the basis of suffering 30% decline in turnover, but actually only suffered declines of 20% be worried?
JobKeeper and Compulsory Superannuation Guarantee »
1 June 2020 | 5 min read
Many employers have now registered and are receiving JobKeeper reimbursements from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) for eligible wages paid in April 2020.
While this is great news for many business owners, questions remain about the requirement for employers to calculate and pay the compulsory superannuation guarantee on amounts paid to employees solely to satisfy the JobKeeper minimum wage condition.

JobKeeper and record keeping »
20 April 2020 | 4 min read
JobKeeper payments are now trickling in to give a much-needed boost to the cashflow of eligible businesses which is a cue to remind businesses of the compliance and that it is critical to ensure records are reasonable enough to substantiate any future queries.

To be eligible for the JobKeeper payments, the entity will need to provide details of its GST turnover in most cases.
COVID-19: Government assistance measures »
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There have been a number of announcements made in recent weeks about Federal and State Government stimulus packages available to assist businesses and individuals with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In our most recent report, we explain the key measures currently available and explain Eligibility criteria, How each stimulus package will work and Action needed to be taken, to access the stimulus measures

General Business News
Jobkeeper deadline - extended again? »
11 June 2020 | 1 min read
Instant asset write off extended »
9 June 2020 | 2 min read
Tax planning considerations in a COVID-19 world »
4 June 2020 | 4 min read
Superannuation Amendments for JobKeeper Payments »
4 June 2020 | 2 min read
Employers to beware of hidden payroll tax and WorkCover costs of JobKeeper payments »
20 May 2020 | 4 min read
JobKeeper changes for ACNC registered charities »
15 May 2020 | 3 min read
Change, risk and opportunity: R&D tax claims in the mining and resources sector »
11 May 2020 | 5 min read
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Transfer pricing issues during COVID-19 »
8 May 2020 | 4 min read
Latest jobkeeper changes - sovereign entities redefined »
8 May 2020 | 4 min read
COVID-19 and the impact on EOFY tax and family law »
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JobKeeper – Service entities, schemes and more complex rules »
6 May 2020 | 3 min read
Demystifying the substantial increase in turnover test »
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COVID-19 and transfer pricing issues: Financing »
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6 May 2020 | 6 min read
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Calculating GST turnover for the JobKeeper Payment scheme »
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Calculate your COVID-19 Payroll Tax Rebate »
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23 March 2020 | 3 min read
JobKeeper Payment - new ways to prove decline in turnover »
23 April 2020 | 4 min read
The JobKeeper payment for your SME business »
21 April 2020 | 6 min read
Increasing instant asset write-off to items under $150,000 »
20 April 2020 | 7 min read
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9 April 2020 | 2 min read
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6 April 2020 | 2 min read
A calm approach to crisis: develop smart plans and avoid rash decisions »
1 April 2020 | 3 min read
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31 March 2020 | 6 min read
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31 March 2020 | 4 min read
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30 March 2020 | 6 min read
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3 June 2020 | 2 min read
WA State Government relief for commercial tenants and landlords »
6 May 2020 | 2 min read
WA State Government relief for residential tenants and landlords »
6 May 2020 | 2 min read
Pharmacy Businesses - COVID-19 Support »

27 April 2020 | 7 min read
New COVID-19 funding announced for the Aged Care Industry »
29 April 2020 | 2 min read
Assisting commercial landlords with the impact of COVID-19 »

21 April 2020 | 4 min read
Assisting commercial tenants with the impact of COVID-19 »

21 April 2020 | 4 min read
Land tax relief for landlords and tenants »

20 April 2020 | 3 min read
Rent relief for commercial tenants and detailed information for landlords »
9 April 2020 | 4 min read
Government Stimulus Measures – the specifics for farmers »

7 April 2020 | 4 min read
Family Law Property Settlements – potential impact of COVID-19 »
31 March 2020 | 8 min read
For farming operations, failing to plan is planning to fail »

31 March 2020 | 3 min read
General economic impact of COVID-19 on Agribusiness industry »
23 March 2020 | 2 min read
Government boosts support for health providers and communities in response to COVID-19 threat »
23 March 2020 | 3 min read
General economic impact of COVID-19 on Manufacturing industry »
23 March 2020 | 2 min read
General economic impact of COVID-19 on Aged Care industy »
23 March 2020 | 2 min read
Security, Privacy and Risk impact
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24 March 2020 | 3 min read
The 'New Normal' - COVID-19 Post-Pandemic Workforce Management »
19 May 2020 | 4 min read
Do you have a business recovery plan? »
12 May 2020 | 8 min read
Business Continuity Plan: Development Methodology »
5 May 2020 | 3 min read
COVID-19 Anti-fraud and corruption toolkit for business »
27 March 2020 | 8 min read
COVID-19 Australian Bank Assistance »
23 March 2020 | 2 min read
COVID-19 – Proactive steps to protect your business »
23 March 2020 | 8 min read
COVID-19 Pandemic Response Planning »
12 March 2020 | 7 min read
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