COVID-19 resources - Jobkeeper, Victoria Stage 4 Update
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JobKeeper Phase 2 - Latest Update
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced that eligibility for JobKeeper 2.0 will now be based on single quarters, in light of the stage 4 restrictions facing Melbourne.
Payroll Tax 2020 concessions and JobKeeper
Employers subject to payroll tax will generally benefit from an expected relaxation of payroll tax by all states & Territories.
High alert issued over myGov tax time scam
The Australian Cyber Security Centre has now issued a high alert over myGov-related scams as tax time scams increase.
Extended director penalty regime to catch out ‘zombie companies’
Directors of companies struggling through COVID-19 conditions could be at particular risk of the recently expanded director penalty notice regime, warns one tax lawyer.
SG amnesty deadline - 7 September
Small businesses have been urged to disclose historical superannuation guarantee shortfalls ahead of the fast-approaching SG amnesty deadline.
‘Hundreds’ to be contacted in ATO early super compliance blitz
Hundreds of Australians who applied for the COVID-19 early release of superannuation are set to be queried on their eligibility as the ATO kicks off a pilot compliance program.
90,000 SMEs to benefit from new JobTrainer program
The government has announced a $2.5 billion JobTrainer program, giving 340,000 Australians the opportunity to retrain or upskill into sectors with job opportunities, including an additional $1.5 billion to expand the apprentice and trainee wage subsidy.