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COVID-19 Stimulus and Support Measures

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To assist you during this period of uncertainty, here is a free downloadable report summarising, for both individuals and business owners, the stimulus packages and support measures released to date

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Pandemic Leave Disaster Payments rules change

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payments rules change

The rules for the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment, the payment accessible to those who have lost work because they have had to self-isolate with COVID-19, or are caring for someone who contracted it, changed on 18 January 2022. Pandemic Leave Disaster Payments rules change

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PCR and RAT tests to be tax deductible, FBT free

PCR and RAT tests to be tax deductible, FBT free

There has been confusion over the tax treatment of RAT tests with the Prime Minister stating for some time that they are tax deductible, but in reality, the tests were probably only deductible in limited circumstances. PCR and RAT tests to be tax deductible, FBT free

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Pandemic Leave Disaster Payments rules change

The rules for the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment, the payment accessible to those who have lost work because they have had to self-isolate with COVID-19, or are caring for someone who contracted it, changed on 18 January 2022. Pandemic Leave Disaster Payments rules change

PCR and RAT tests to be tax deductible, FBT free

There has been confusion over the tax treatment of RAT tests with the Prime Minister stating for some time that they are tax deductible, but in reality, the tests were probably only deductible in limited circumstances. PCR and RAT tests to be tax deductible, FBT free

Insight Brings Luxury Retreat Closer to Realisation of Dream

Insight’s support for Amaroo stretches from tax advice, to business strategies, and managing the company’s payroll.

The Latest Changes to JobKeeper 2.0 from 28 September 2020

The updated rules and explanatory statement clarify a number of common issues that have been raised by accountants since the JobKeeper extension was announced, including:

Carrying on an entity from 1 March 2020
Eligibility for December if failed previous decline in turnover test periods
Applying the two tier payment rates
The power of the Tax Commissioner
GST reporting method
Current GST turnover
Jobkeeper payment rates – alternative tests for the 80 hour requirement
Employees not tied to hours worked
Wage condition extended to 31 October 2020

The Future of JobKeeper – What you need to know

We’ve summarised the key details for employers on JobKeeper 2.0 in this update, but just remember that the proposed changes are not yet law and the details could still change.

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