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Does your business pay wages?

If you answer yes to this question – you should carry out a Wage Reconciliation at the end of the financial year.  It is important this is done prior to issuing your employee PAYG Payment Summaries or, if you have opted into STP, prior to doing your finalization declaration to the tax office.  Why is a Wage … Continued

Reset, Recover and Revive – The Playbook

So the initial shock-wave has subsided.  We’ve made it this far.  What next?  Like most people, I have personally grappled with the sudden changes thrust upon us all as the COVID-19 situation unfolded across the world over recent weeks.    It felt like for a couple of weeks from mid-March onwards we were subjected to a tumbling cascade of new … Continued

JobKeeper Payment Q & A

Got JobKeeper Payment Questions?   We’ve Got Some Answers!     Start here for the essential facts – Jobkeeper Payment Key Information Table – PDF Our clients have raised very valid questions and concerns regarding how they can access this funding.  Below we have outlined some of the more common and important questions you need to address in order to ensure … Continued

COVID-19 – Government Package 3

COVID-19 has had a severe impact for the economy to date and we expect that this will continue for some time.  The latest predictions coming out of Government is that individuals and businesses need to prepare for this situation to continue for approx. 6 months.  As such the Government has now turned their attention to … Continued

COVID-19 SUPPORT AVAILABLE – Households & Individuals

Below you will find a summary of the support available during this unprecedented time of economic downturn and uncertainty.   Governments Economic Response The Australian Government has announced a second range of measures to address the significant economic impact of COVID-19.  This is no longer seen as a stimulus package but is now being referred to … Continued

COVID-19 SUPPORT AVAILABLE – Businesses

Below you will find a summary of the support available during this unprecedented time of economic downturn and uncertainty.   Government’s Economic Response The Australian Government has announced a second range of measures to address the significant economic impact of COVID-19.  This is no longer seen as a stimulus package but is now being referred … Continued

COVID-19 – Questions answered for employers

Our colleagues at Clifford Gouldson Lawyers have prepared the following as a quick guide for employers. We have included their contact details at the end of this article should you need to seek further advice. We are receiving plenty of questions as employers come to grips with the current and potential impact of the COVID-19 … Continued

COVID-19 Government Stimulus Package Summary

The Australian Government has announced a range of measure designed to protect our economy from slipping into a COVID-19 induced recession. The legislation for the introduction of these measures will put before parliament in the coming weeks and is expected to be passed promptly. The key areas addressed are summarised below: Business Effective 12 March … Continued

Employers with unpaid super given a one‐off amnesty

Some two years after it was first announced, the Government’s super amnesty passed Parliament on 24/2/2020. The bill, currently awaiting Royal Assent, provides employers who have not paid their employee super a one‐off chance to bring these amounts up to date or risk facing tougher penalties once the amnesty period expires. Here’s the facts: Amnesty … Continued

Managing Annualised Salaries – Modern Award Changes from 1 March 2020

The Fair Work Commission has recently announced changes to annualised salary provisions and our colleague, Matt Bell from the Business & Employment Team at Murdoch Lawyers has provided us with a deeper insight for business owners.   As part of its four-yearly review of modern awards, the Fair Work Commission will be introducing new provisions regarding … Continued

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