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What is the JobMaker Hiring Credit?

What is the JobMaker Hiring Credit?

On 6 October 2020 as part of the 2020–21 Budget, the Government announced the $74 billion JobMaker Plan. Of this amount, they have set aside $4 billion dollars for a JobMaker Hiring Credit and an additional $1.2 billion for the Boosting Apprenticeships Wage Subsidy to support new apprentices and trainees. They hope that these incentives will help to…

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lodge your tax

No, you don’t need to lodge your tax by Oct 31

Hey Everyone, Recently, we’ve been receiving a lot of calls from clients worried and stressed, thinking that they must lodge their tax by the end of this month; the 31st of October. We wanted to send out a notification to reassure you that this isn’t the case. The Oct 31st deadline is only for those…

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Federal Budget 2020_21 Updates

The 2020/21 Federal Budget & what it means for you

Happy Wednesday, Today we wanted to help explain the latest changes to the Government’s 2020/21 Federal Budget. There’s been a lot of confusion around the budget and yes, trying to get your head around all the changes yourself can be overwhelming. Although a bit dry, stay with us as we do our best to explain the…

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Jobekeeper 2.0 eligibility & payments

Jobkeeper 2.0 | An overview of eligibility & payments

Hey everyone, Today, we wanted to run you through a summary of the changes that will be rolling out for Jobkeeper 2.0. As you may be aware, the Government recently announced that the Jobkeeper Payment would be extended by a further six months to 28 March 2021. With the additional criteria, they hope to provide…

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COVID-19 Stage 4 Restrictions

COVID-19 Stage 4 Restrictions & Jobkeeper

In light of last weekend’s COVID-19 restrictions update, we wanted to let you know that our office will remain closed however our team will continue working remotely from home. The news poses challenges and disappointment for many businesses across Victoria, however we remain committed to helping and supporting you as best we can. Although we…

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Super Guarantee Amnesty (1)

What is the Super Guarantee Amnesty?

On 6 March 2020, the government introduced a Super Guarantee (SG) Amnesty. This amnesty was intended to give employers the opportunity to disclose and pay previously unpaid super guarantee charge (SGC), including nominal interest, they owe their employees, for quarter(s) starting from 1 July 1992 to 31 March 2018. Eligible disclosures will not incur the…

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Business Support Fund Extension for businesses impacted by covid 19

Applying for the Business Support Fund Extension & Jobkeeper Payments

As you would be aware, Victoria has now entered into Stage 4 lockdown for 6 weeks. To help support your businesses through this period, here are some key support measures to consider:   1) August & September JobKeeper Payments If you haven’t previously enrolled for JobKeeper payments, NOW is the time to reassess your eligibility. All enrolments to…

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Stage 4 Coronavirus

Stage 4 Coronavirus Restrictions: Office Changes & JobKeeper Payments

Given the release of Stage 4 restrictions, we have some important information to share with you. Before we go into that, we wanted share our compassion and support for each of you who have been impacted by COVID-19. Whether it be closing your business or having lost your job. We understand that the next 6…

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work-related travel

Claiming Work-Related Expenses | Part 3 – Other Popular Deductions

Hello everyone, Continuing our series on work-related expenses, this week we wanted to talk about a couple of other popular items people try to claim in their tax returns. These include work-related travel, clothing, phone & internet, education and “working from home” expenses. If you have not read our first 2 articles of the series,…

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Kyle - CPA Congratulations (1)

Congratulations Kyle, You’re now CPA Certified!

Today we wanted to take a moment to congratulate Kyle Adams, one of our esteemed accountants at Knox Taxation and Business Advisory. 🥳 This week, Kyle received confirmation that he is now a qualified CPA Accountant, having successfully completed his CPA studies. By achieving this certification, Kyle has shown great perseverance, ambition and dedication. Especially…

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