202003.27
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COVID-19: $3 billion to support affected businesses

The Queensland Government has announced a range of initiatives to support businesses affected by COVID-19. The initiatives are designed to help businesses of all sizes withstand the economic impacts of the pandemic and support jobs. $950 million payroll tax relief Immediate payroll tax refunds will be provided for COVID-19 affected businesses. Eligible businesses can also…

202003.27
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COVID-19: Electricity Relief

Power bill relief: As part of the Household Utility Assistance Package and power bill relief for small business, your business may be eligible for a $500 rebate off energy bills if you consume less than 100,000kWh. This will be automatically applied on your business electricity bills. For more information, head to: https://www.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0023/122099/electricity-relief-qanda.pdf

202003.27
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COVID-19: A message from the ATO

COVID-19: INFORMATION FOR SMALL BUSINESSES This year has been difficult for many small businesses, with a number of recent events leading to economic and personal challenges. To help your business withstand and recover from the economic impacts of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), new measures and other assistance options are now in place to support you. The…

202003.25
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Time is running out for AUSkey

If you haven’t heard already, myGovID and Relationship Authorisation Manager (RAM) is replacing AUSkey and Manage ABN Connections. If you haven’t made the move, the time is now. AUSkey will not be extended, so don’t wait. The AUSkey will no longer be available from 11.59pm AEDT Friday, 27th March, 2020. If you wait until after…

Reminder: Single Touch Payroll
201908.25
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Reminder: Single Touch Payroll

Clients are reminded that legislation has been passed to extend Single Touch Payroll (STP) to all employers from 1 July 2019. For clients not already reporting under the new STP regime, a general summary of the new requirements are summarised below. MICRO EMPLOYERS (Employers with 1 — 4 employees)This applies to micro employers that currently do not use payroll…

Client Focus: Teacher’s Pet Wins 2018 Gold Walkley Award
201811.23
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Client Focus: Teacher’s Pet Wins 2018 Gold Walkley Award

The Australian’s investigative journalist Hedley Thomas and composer/producer Slade Gibson were announced as the winners of Australian journalism’s highest honour in Brisbane tonight. The Teacher’s Pet explored the 1982 disappearance of Sydney mother Lyn Dawson, bringing investigative reporting to 27 million listeners around the world. Thomas wrote and recorded an average of more than 15,000…

Client Focus: Hedley Thomas
201811.14
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Client Focus: Hedley Thomas

Hedley Thomas has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement In Journalism at the 2018 GQ Men of the Year Awards. “I’d always held this long… sense of injustice about the case,” says Hedley Thomas, the investigative reporter behind The Australian’s astronomically successful Teacher’s Pet podcast. “It’s always grated on me that it wasn’t dealt with properly in…

Introducing the new MYOB Portal for our clients
201811.12
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Introducing the new MYOB Portal for our clients

When processing your work, we are now able to offer a free secure online Client Portal through our software provider MYOB. This Portal will allow clients to: Review all financial statements, tax returns and other year-end documentation online. Electronically authorise tax returns for lodgement. Easily and safely send, receive and store all of your accounting…