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BUSINESS VICTORIA BUSINESS RESILIENCE PACKAGE

The Victorian Government recently announced the Business Resilience Package, investing $3 billion to support Victorian businesses. This package will provide cash grants, tax relief and cashflow support to eligible Victorian Businesses. Below is a summary of the package; BUSINESS SUPPORT FUND 3 A third round Business Support Fund is now available to eligible businesses. This […]

JOBKEEPER EXTENSION AND BUSINESS VICTORIA SUPPORT FUND EXPANSION

JOBKEEPER PAYMENT SCHEME EXTENSION On 21 July 2020 the Government announced the extension of the JobKeeper Payment Scheme for a further six months until 28 March 2021.  JobKeeper payments remain unchanged and available until 27 September 2020.  Further changes were announced on 7 August 2020, from 28 September 2020 business will be required to re-assess […]

Covid-19 Stage 4 Advice for Victorian Employers and FAQ’s

Our Partners, HR Advice Online, have provided an update for us to pass onto our clients, in relation to managing Covid-19 from an employer perspective.  Please find below links for this information;Covid-19 – Stage 4 Advice for Victorian Employers – Information SheetCovid-19 FAQ’s The information provided is general in nature, should you wish to receive […]

WE ARE CURRENTLY NOT TAKING FACE TO FACE MEETINGS

Due to the recent Covid-19 developments in Victoria and the announcement that all Victorians are now required to wear face masks, we are currently not taking face to face meetings in our Shepparton office. We continue to encourage clients to send information via email where possible. If you need to drop information in, please call […]

WE ARE BACK IN THE OFFICE

We wish to advise you that we are now all working back in the office. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic, we have implemented several new measures to ensure everyone is protected to the best of our ability. We require you to make an appointment if you wish to come into the office to see […]

THE SALVATION ARMY DROUGHT COMMUNITY SUPPORT INITIATIVE

The Salvation Army is delivering assistance through the Australian governments Drought Community Support Initiative (DCSI – Round 2).  The second round of this assistance commenced on 21 November 2019. If you are a farmer, farm worker, farm supplier or farm contractor who is doing it tough due to the drought you may be eligible for […]

JOBKEEPER PAYMENT IN A NUTSHELL AND MORE

JOBKEEPER PAYMENT IN A NUTSHELL JobKeeper is a wage subsidy (Reimbursement) paid through the tax system to eligible business impacted by the Coronavirus. Eligible Employers who are enrolled will be eligible to receive up to $1,500 per eligible employee or eligible business participant per JobKeeper Payment Fortnight between 30 March, 2020 and 27 September, 2020.  […]

RESOURCE WEBSITE LINKS AND CONTACT NUMBERS DURING COVID-19

Not sure where to look for help during the Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) pandemic? We have collated some resource website links and contact numbers to help you during this unprecedented time. AUSTRALIAN FEDERAL GOVERNMENTCoronavirus Health Information Line Call: 1800 020 080Business Help Hotline Call: 13 28 46Consular Assistance Call +61 2 62613305 (overseas) or 1300 555 […]

ATO ERROR – SOME ACTIVITY STATEMENTS DISCONTINUED

The Australian Taxation office (ATO) have a known error where some March 2020 Monthly and January-March 2020 Quarterly Activity Statement’s have been discontinued. This appears to be only for some businesses. We have been advised by the ATO that this is a known error and at this stage there is No Resolution. The ATO have […]

OFFICES OPERATING REMOTELY

Due to the spread of the highly contagious Coronavirus (Covid-10) our offices are now operating remotely.  We encourage all clients to contact us via digital methods where possible. All client managers will still be available via phone and email.  Documents will need to electronically signed or returned via email, if this is not possible then […]