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Alternative tests for JobKeeper 2.0

The government has outlined alternative eligibility tests for the JobKeeper Payment Scheme for businesses that don’t fit into the standard turnover test from 28 September. Read more

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JobKeeper 2.0 – guidance for employers

The JobKeeper scheme has been extended from 28 September 2020 until 28 March 2021.

To receive the new JobKeeper Payments from 28 September 2020, the eligibility will be based on actual turnover change rather than projected change which was used when businesses first applied.

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Third round of Victorian business support explained

The Victorian Government has announced a third round of the Business Support Fund to provide direct financial support to businesses impacted by ongoing restrictions in Victoria. Read more

Tips to ensure inclusive video meetings

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on our work and social life and put an end to a lot of our regular face-to-face interactions. As a result, online video meetings have become the norm for a lot of us. Read more

Managing Fringe Benefits Tax during COVID-19

All you need to know about your company vehicle tax obligations during COVID-19

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Another change in employee leave accruals

The High Court of Australia recently outlined the latest rulings in regards to the calculation of an employee’s personal/carer’s leave. Read more

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Can property investors claim stamp duty?

Stamp duty is one of the largest expenses involved in purchasing an investment property, so it’s unsurprising that investors often ask if it’s tax deductible. Stamp duty is a form of tax that state and territory governments charge for certain documents and transactions, including the sale of a property. Read more

Extension to HomeBuilder Program

The Victorian Government has announced there will be a three month extension to the HomeBuilder program as a result of the Stage 3 and 4 COVID-19 restrictions across the state. Read more

Have you reviewed your Business Continuity Plan?

While many business have enacted their business continuity plan (BCP), the current situation shines a bright light on their importance and for some, it has also highlighted gaps and weaknesses in their BCP. Read more

Client Update | August 2020

August is here and the wattle is in bloom, a sign that spring is around the corner. As some of the country starts to reopen and get back on track, other parts continue to operate under tight restrictions. Read more