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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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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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Deadlines for the JobKeeper Second Extension Period.
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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The Small Business Advice for Recovery Program
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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COVID-19 Blog - 2020-09-25

JobKeeper - Critical Reassessment Needed

Businesses enrolled in JobKeeper now face two critical questions. Will qualify for the extension to the system after this weekend and, if they do qualify, what do they have to do next? Continued eligibility requires meeting the new decline in turnover test, using a definition of turnover which has changed since the first system.

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COVID-19 Blog - 2020-08-13

JobKeeper 3.0 Urgent Action Required

Further refinements of the JobKeeper system have been announced by the Federal Government and urgent action is now required for applicable businesses to gain the maximum benefit from these.

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COVID-19 Blog - 2020-07-29

Continuing JobKeeper – important action to be done now.

The recent government announcement extended JobKeeper for those businesses which meet the new eligibility requirements. To continue to receive the subsidy after September, a business needs to demonstrate the specified reduction in turnover for both the June and September quarters. It is therefore essential that the business establish whether June quarter turnover has met the test for continued eligibility. Whether it has or has not met the requirements of the June turnover test, there are important steps to be taken now.

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COVID-19 Blog - 2020-07-22

COVID-19 - JobKeeper Extension Announced

Yesterday, the Treasurer announced an extension of the JobKeeper system until 28 March 2021.

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COVID-19 Blog - 2020-05-21

JobKeeper – Three critical Fridays coming up

If you are enrolled in JobKeeper or if you or someone you know is not enrolled but maybe should be, then the three coming Fridays are critical for you.

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COVID-19 Blog - 2020-05-05

Cash flow boost on your BAS denied by the ATO because your 2019 tax return was late, or you are not registered for GST?

Cash flow boost on your BAS denied by the ATO because your 2019 tax return was late, or you are not registered for GST? The ATO is wrong to do that and there are things you can do about it.

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