Government Consultation Paper into e-invoicing Adoption

Key Points Treasury has recently released a Government Consultation Paper into e-invoicing adoption which includes plans to introduce a requirement...

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JobKeeper Extension 2 Starts Soon

Key Points The JobKeeper Payment scheme has been extended until 28 March 2021.Existing eligible employers must submit the new decline...

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STP Phase 2 due to commence in July 2021

Key Points STP Phase 2 is due to commence on 1 July 2021New reporting requirements will be built into payroll...

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Quarterly Instalment Notices Go Electronic

Key Points The ATO are no longer issuing paper activity statementsA single electronic lodgment will result in a change to...

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JobMaker Plan Under Scrutiny

Key Points The Morrison Government's JobMaker plan is under scrutiny over how the plan may inadvertently affect older and higher-paid...

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Early Tax Cuts Now in Play

Key Points Early tax cuts are now in play and designed to help people and the economy recover after the...

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Crackdown on Early Super for Tax Benefits Rorts

Key Points The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has warned it will investigate people using COVID 19 early superannuation release for...

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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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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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