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What lockdown support is available?

What lockdown support is available? If you can’t work because you or someone in your household is impacted by COVID-19, there is support available, but it comes with fairly strict eligibility criteria. There are two payments accessible to individuals: The COVID -19 Disaster Payment; and the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment. Both payments are accessible through

New stapled superannuation employer obligations for new staff

Series3: What changes on 1 July 2021? ; New stapled superannuation employer obligations for new staff Currently, when an employer hires a new staff member, the employee is provided with a Choice of Fund form to identify where they want their superannuation to be directed. If the employee does not identify a fund, the employer

2021-09-30T06:57:00+00:00June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Accounting News, ATO Update, Financial News, Superannuation|Tags: |

Concessional and non-concessional contribution caps

Series2: What changes on 1 July 2021? - Concessional and non-concessional contribution caps From 1 July 2021, the superannuation contribution caps will increase enabling you to contribute more to your superannuation fund (assuming you have not already reached your transfer balance cap). The concessional contribution cap will increase from $25,000 to $27,500. Concessional contributions are

2021-06-23T05:01:47+00:00June 11th, 2021|Categories: Accounting News, ATO Update, Financial News, Superannuation|Tags: , |

Super guarantee rate increase to 10%

Series1: What changes on 1 July 2021? - Super guarantee rate increase to 10% On 1 July 2021, the Superannuation Guarantee (SG) rate will rise from 9.5% to 10% - the first rise since 2014. It will then steadily increase each year until it reaches 12% on 1 July 2025. The 0.5% increase does not

2021-06-23T05:03:03+00:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Accounting News, ATO Update, Financial News, Superannuation|Tags: , |

The New Lifetime Director IDs

The New Lifetime Director IDs Directors will be required to register for a unique identification number that they will keep for life, much like a tax file number under a rewrite of Australia’s business registers. ASIC does not currently verify the identity of directors and Elvis Presley and Bob Marley could “quite possibly” be registered.

2021-05-19T00:46:45+00:00May 19th, 2021|Categories: Accounting News, ATO Update, Financial News|Tags: , , , |

$450 per month threshold for super guarantee eligibility removed

$450 per month threshold for super guarantee eligibility removed Currently, employees need to earn $450 per month to be eligible to be paid the superannuation guarantee. This threshold will be removed so all employees will be paid super guarantee regardless of their income earned. The Retirement Income Review estimated that around 300,000 individuals would receive

Temporary loss-carry back extension – 21/22 Budget issues

Companies with an aggregated turnover of less than $5 billion will be able to carry back losses from the 2019-20, 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23 income years to offset previously taxed profits in the 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21 and 2021-22 income years. Under this measure tax losses can be applied against taxed profits in a previous year,

2021-05-26T00:45:43+00:00May 17th, 2021|Categories: Accounting News, Financial News, Tax News|Tags: , , , |

Temporary full expensing extension – 2021/22 Federal Budget issues

Temporary full expensing extension Businesses with an aggregated turnover of less than $5 billion will be able to continue to fully expense the cost of new depreciable assets and the cost of improvements to existing eligible assets in the first year of use. Introduced in the 2020-21 Budget, this measure will enable an asset’s cost

2021/22 Critical Federal Budget issues – You & Your Family

The 2021-22 Federal Budget has been handed down by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. 5 eca Budget update covers some of critical issues that could impact you and your family. Low and middle income tax offset extended As widely predicted, the Low and Middle Income Tax Offset (LMITO) will be extended for another year. The LMITO

Federal Budget 2021-22: The Balancing Act Budget

The 2021-22 Federal Budget has been handed down by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. This Federal Budget is a balancing act between a better than anticipated deficit ($106 bn), an impending election, and the need to invest in the long term. It is also a human budget (cynics would say voter focussed), with $17.7 billion dedicated to

2021-05-19T03:21:13+00:00May 17th, 2021|Categories: Accounting News, Financial News, Tax News|Tags: , |
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