Corporate Insolvency Reforms Bill 2020 Introduced

Key Points The Corporate Insolvency Reforms Bill 2020 has been introduced to support small businesses in their recovery post COVID...

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Overview of the Australian Federal Budget 2020-21

Key Points The Federal Budget for 2020 has been revealed. The Government’s economic response to these unprecedented circumstances is designed...

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Extension of the Fair Work Act JobKeeper Provisions for Employers

Key Points Following the Budget 2020, qualifying employers (who are receiving JobKeeper payments for their employees, and continue receiving them...

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Budget 2020 Provides Welcome Tax Relief for Individuals and Business

Key Points: Treasury Laws Amendment (A Tax Plan for the COVID-19 Economic Recovery) Bill 2020 has passed resulting in 5...

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Victorian State Government Provides 3rd Round of Support for Businesses

Key Points: A one-off cash grant will be available to eligible businesses with an annual payroll of up to $10...

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JobKeeper 2.0 Legislated

Key Points: On 3 September 2020, the extension of the JobKeeper Payment was officially extended by a further six months...

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JobKeeper 2.0

Key Points: JobKeeper 2.0 will now be based on individual quartersEligibility changes will apply nationwide from 28 September 2020Businesses will...

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COVID-19: Working From Home Shortcut Method Extended

Key Points: Government has recently extended the use of the ‘shortcut method’ which can be used to claim a deduction...

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COVID-19: JobKeeper Payment and Income Support Extended

Key Points: The federal government has announced the JobKeeper Payment will be extended to 28 March 2021From 28 September 2020,...

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COVID-19: SME Loan Scheme Continued

Key Points: The Coronavirus SME Guarantee Scheme has been extended to 30 June 2021The Treasurer has announced a post-September tailoring...

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Mark Semmens

Mark is a Chartered Accountant with a wealth of experience in accounting and taxation. Mark is a Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the Tax Practitioners Board and the National Tax and Accountants Association.

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Daniela Semmens

Daniela Semmens is a Co-Director of Semmens & Co. and joined the company as General Manager in 2017. Daniela is an Affiliate Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and also a Member of the Australian Institute of Project Management.

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