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The PKF Tasmania blog covers a range of topics. There are blogs for individual's wanting to increase their personal wealth, business owners wanting to start or improve business and people needing assistance through the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Small businesses are in the final stretch to apply for Government support due to Covid – 19
COVID-19 Blog - 2021-09-07

Small businesses are in the final stretch to apply for Government support due to Covid – 19

Update: The two largest Tasmania visitor markets, NSW and Victoria, keep going through difficult times by the Covid-19. Due to this situation, the Border Closure Critical Support Grant program has been supercharged. Eligible businesses whose applications are successful do not need to resubmit a new application because the funding request will be automatically updated. For this supercharge round people have until 2:00 pm Friday 8 October to complete their application.  

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Scam Calls
Accounting Blogs - 2021-02-25

Scam Calls

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has warned about an increased number of scam calls impersonating the ATO. The scammers claim that the ATO has suspended the individual’s tax file number (TFN).

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JobMaker Hiring Credit
COVID-19 Blog - 2021-01-14

JobMaker Hiring Credit

Claims for the first JobMaker period can be made from 1 February 2021. You may be eligible to claim the JobMaker Hiring Credit if you have hired an eligible employee since 7 October 2020. If you are considering hiring an employee for a new role within your business before 6 October 2021, you may be able to claim the Hiring Credit.

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General - 2020-12-23

Scott Donald

The COVID-19 pandemic has been detrimental to many businesses and Scott Donald’s Victorian business, Snap Fitness Caulfield South, was no exception. On 23 March, Scott had to close the business’ doors. It opened briefly at the end of June before Victoria’s second lockdown begun. It reopened again on 9 November during staffed hours.

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COVID-19 Blog - 2020-12-16

Deadlines for the JobKeeper Second Extension Period.

The second JobKeeper extension will begin from 4 January 2021 and last until 28 March 2021.

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General - 2020-12-09

Sarah Hooper

The pandemic forced Fox Friday Brewery to close their doors indefinitely. Benn and Sarah Hooper started selling their beer online which was incredibly successful. With the brewery unable to safely re-open to the public, they saw an opportunity to expand their business. The Fox Friday Taproom opened 6 November.

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COVID-19 Blog - 2020-11-27

The Small Business Advice for Recovery Program

The Small Business Advice for Recovery Program aims to assist Tasmanian small businesses recover from the detrimental economic effect the COVID-19 pandemic. This program allows small business a grant of $750 to help them recover from the pandemic. These grants can be put towards the cost acquiring advice or a business service from an appropriate consultant.

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General - 2020-11-16

Jarrod Nation

Jarrod Nation is a successful businessman, entrepreneur and the owner of Salters Hire. Jarrod created and sold numerous startups in Melbourne before moving to Tasmania and purchasing Salters Hire. Jarrod bought an existing business, instead of another startup, due to the work-life balance it allows. In this article, Jarrod shares his advice for business owners and entrepeneurs

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General - 2020-11-04

Cameron Barry

Cameron Barry was made redundant from his very successful career as an outdoor educator, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of letting this adversity get him down, Cam started his own business. Outdoor Education Solutions Australia helps schools to create safe, fun and successful outdoor education programs.

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