JobKeeper changes coming in September

Business Development Specialist - Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD

The government has announced changes to the JobKeeper scheme. The Treasury’s review found that the subsidy was still “needed” but required a “test to ensure that JobKeeper is well targeted”. Be prepared This means there will be changes to your current situation and your entitlements will be affected. The details of the changes are being…

Battling Through COVID-19: Finance Tips for Business Survival

Business Development Specialist - Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD

We’ve heard this before: the COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented global health and financial crisis that has caught many off guard. While the threats to human life are very real, the damage to the health of businesses is really just starting to show. The seriousness of the disease and the lack of a vaccine (at…

Short cut method for claiming Home Office Running Costs

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With many of us now running our businesses or having our work-related duties conducted remotely during the lockdown, can we claim home office type expenses on our 2020 income tax return? The Australian Taxation Office (‘ATO’) has announced a temporary simplified short cut method to make it easier for individual taxpayers to claim deductions for…

Business Support Fund

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The Victorian Government has recently launched the $500 million Business Support Fund to help small businesses survive the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and keep people in work. The Fund is part of the Victorian Government’s $1.7 billion Economic Survival Package. Funding of $10,000 per business is available and will be allocated through a…

Resources for Businesses affected by COVID-19

As well as posing significant health risks, COVID-19 (coronavirus) has and will continue to have a major impact on businesses and the economy. Warrnambool City Council understands the deep concern businesses have regarding employee retention, revenue, health and safety matters as well as the ability to plan for further disruptions to trade. To help local…

Possible Action Required: Assistance for your business to cope with Covid-19

Business Development Specialist - Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD

As a business owner, you need to face the possibility of team members being absent from your workplace, product supply issues and demand for your services and products reducing over the short term. There are 3 urgent things you need to be aware of: 1. Government Stimulus Package – Our Tax Planning meeting with you…