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New tax breaks for small business from July 1

- July 1, 2020 2 MIN READ

It’s a new financial year and with it comes a series of tax breaks that should see small and family businesses left with more money in their pockets. In October 2018 the government passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Lower Taxes for Small and Medium Businesses) Bill which brought forward a series of tax cuts for… Read more »

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The COVID-19 tax relief measures small businesses need to know

- June 30, 2020 2 MIN READ

With tax just time around the corner, small businesses need to get aware of relief measures available to help them survive the COVID-19 economic crisis. “There’s no doubt businesses are concerned about upcoming tax deadlines in this economic crisis,” Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand’s (CA ANZ) Australian Tax Leader, Michael Croker said. “The Australian… Read more »

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Is your marketing hitting the mark?

- June 29, 2020 2 MIN READ

Digital marketing is at the forefront of most businesses marketing arsenal. Apart from its ability to provide a fair playing field for businesses of all shapes and sizes to compete with one another, digital marketing is far more cost-efficient than traditional marketing methods like TV, radio and billboard advertising.   Conversion rate optimised digital marketing… Read more »

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My Business Health helping small business to recover

- June 29, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate  Carnell, says small businesses looking for assistance on the road to recovery post-COVID-19 should head to the My Business Health portal. As businesses emerge from hibernation Carnell says business owners will find valuable information on how to re-open or ramp up their business to make the… Read more »

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JobKeeper propping up business says MYOB report

- June 25, 2020 2 MIN READ

68 per cent of small business owners say revenue is down due to the impact of COVID-19 1 in 5 small businesses were very unprepared for the pandemic to hit 26 per cent of small businesses say the impact of the epidemic will last at least a year or two 1 in 4 respondents think… Read more »

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Tax time: IPA warns against early lodgement

- June 24, 2020 2 MIN READ

The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) is urging people to not the jump the gun by lodging their tax return early this year, suggesting there could be many variables relating to COVID-19 assistance that should be considered first. “We understand that some individuals have been adversely impacted by COVID-19 and want to get their hands… Read more »

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Eight in ten employees want remote work to stay

- June 24, 2020 2 MIN READ

28 per cent of respondents want to work from home full-time and permanently. 39 per cent want to work from home one-to-two days a week 20 per cent want to work from home three-to-four days a week. Thanks to the coronavirus crisis the world has undergone the biggest flexible work experiment we are likely to… Read more »

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PM warns government, businesses and services under cyberattack

- June 19, 2020 3 MIN READ

The Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the Australian government, businesses and services have come under attack by a sophisticated state-based cyber actor. “This activity is targeting Australian organisations across a range of sectors, including all levels of government, industry, political organisations, education, health, essential service providers and operators of other critical infrastructure,” Morrison said.… Read more »