The ATO’s JobKeeper audit targets

“…while it is all very well to talk of ‘turning points’, one can surely only recognise such moments in retrospect.” Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day   The JobKeeper subsidy has progressed beyond the rush for eligibility and entered its second phase:...

1 July company tax rate reduction

Despite the current economic environment, the company tax rate will reduce to 26% for small and medium businesses from 1 July 2020. The 1 July change is part of a larger progressive plan to reduce the company tax rate to 25% from 1 July 2021 and applies to base rate...

March 2020 Newsletter

Surviving a Crisis: Coronavirus and Beyond Empty restaurants and retail stores were one of the first signs of the devastating impact the coronavirus on Australian businesses. Within a few months, the virus, now called COVID-19, has gone from being a largely unknown...

Protecting your workplace and your customers

Law firm Clayton Utz recently shut down their Sydney office amid concerns that a team member had been exposed to the virus by his wife, whose grandmother was one of Australia’s three deaths attributed to the virus. The wife was subsequently tested for the virus and...

$1 billion to combat COVID-19

Managing the health costs of diagnosing and treating coronavirus is estimated to cost $1 billion. This cost is being met 50-50 by the states and territories and the federal Government. This support will cover health services in public hospitals, primary care, aged...