ATO Small Business Newsroom – April

  Help to keep up with the ATO.           Visiting the ATO's website can be daunting but here is a page that links to information important to small businesses everywhere.  For example: Schemes such as Jobkeeper, tips on...
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5 strategies for successful ‘work from home’ policies

As Australian businesses implement work from home arrangements as part of their business contingency plans, managers need to consider how to accommodate telecommuting arrangements without sacrificing productivity and team dynamics, says one recruitme...
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A broad range of Calculators – Resources

  These calculators, along with videos that explain accounting ideas, latest news articles, an easy to use file transfer system, and a portfolio management portal make our website a great place to keep up-to-date and obtain help on many of your fi...
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Small businesses: don’t forget your FBT concessions

  If you own a small business still recovering from the COVID-19 induced downturn, remember that you can take advantage of FBT concessions to lower the amount of FBT you may need to pay.            Even if your business was not consid...
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ATO data-matching: JobMaker

  Data collected will be used to identify compliance issues in relation to JobMaker.             JobMaker Hiring Credit is a payment scheme for businesses that hire additional workers.  The eligibility criteria is far from simple – how ...
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ATO chases $172bn in undeclared contractor income

  The ATO has warned businesses to come clean on $172 billion worth of payments to contractors as it cracks down on non-compliance with the taxable payments reporting system.           The ATO traced payments to contractors using data...
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JobMaker Hiring Credit rules and reporting

  In the next few months, businesses that are seeking to employ additional workers but still need a bit of help can now apply for the JobMaker Hiring Credit Scheme.            The JobMaker Hiring Credit is a payment that your business ...
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Country GDP 1800 to 2040

  The information in this chart is fascinating from both an historical perspective as well as what it predicts.  It also guarantees you'll be the BBQ expert every time.     Please click on the following image to view how the world has ...
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ATO Revs Up As JobKeeper Set To End In March 2021

  Although 2020 saw a temporary lull in the ATO and State Revenue Office’s usual activity level due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 is already set to be as busy as ever when it comes to audits and reviews initiated by government revenue authorities...
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