Entries by AFS Bendigo

Client Update | April 2020

Welcome to our April newsletter. Australia has been hit by devastating natural disasters including drought, fires and floods and is now faced with unprecedented challenges following the global outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

JobKeeper Payments – everything you need to know | AFS & Associates

** Please note – these updates are relevant for March 2020 – September 2020 period. For details on the second round of JobKeeper Payments we have an updated blog here: https://www.afsbendigo.com.au/jobkeeper-payment-2-0-need-know/   Updated 9 June 2020 The JobKeeper Payment Scheme was legislated in April 2020 and will support businesses significantly impacted by COVID-19.

Coronavirus and workplace laws – your obligations as an employer

Updated 14 April 2020 With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 many employers are asking the question of how do they manage their business and employees. We have compiled the common questions emerging to assist you if your business is facing hardship, down turn or closure from Government recommendations amid Coronavirus restrictions.

Rolling update – financial support amid COVID-19 crisis

The Federal and State Government continue to bring stimulus packages to help individuals and businesses manage the economic impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We have summarised the support announced below and will continue to update this blog as more information is released.

The role of the Board during a cyber security attack

As technology continues to become an increasingly integral part of the workplace, it has never been more important to understand cyber security and ensure the safety of your business. Gone are the days where the headache of cyber security could be passed onto the IT department, as it is now a critical business issue.

A beginner’s guide to property investment

Property investors are entitled to several taxation benefits, however, many fail to take full advantage of the depreciation deductions available to them. While most investors are aware of claims for expenses such as interest on their loans, council rates, property management fees and repairs and maintenance costs, depreciation is a hidden factor often not considered.