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A Small Business Owner’s Guide to Networking

Advivo Business Advisors and Accountants explain how you can make the most out of networking opportunities and connect with other small, local businesses just like yours. Building a successful small business takes a lot of time and energy. One of the greatest challenges you might face as a small business owner is finding the time…

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How Can Accounting Services Help my Business?

Advivo Business Advisors and Accountants discuss how engaging with an accounting firm can help your small or medium business to succeed.  Accounting is much more than lodging taxation returns and making life easier at tax time. True accounting provides vital information about your business regarding set-up and tax structuring, cost and earnings, profit and loss,…

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All the Facts You Need to Know About JobMaker

Advivo Business Advisors and Accountants, share insights on the benefits of JobMaker for small businesses. The JobMaker Hiring Credit was designed to help accelerate growth in employment of young people during the COVID-19 recovery, helping them access job opportunities as the economy recovers. The government designed the Jobmaker scheme to encourage businesses to employ additional…

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JobKeeper Scheme Ends

The JobKeeper scheme which has been in place since 30 March 2020, ended on 28 March 2021. How does the end of JobKeeper impact my business? On and from 29 March 2021: JobKeeper employee wage subsidies will cease, and qualifying and legacy employers will generally be unable to change their employees’ work hours, usual duties…

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JobKeeper Extension 2 Clarification

Enrolments for JobKeeper Extension 2 close 31 January 2021. Eligibility for JobKeeper Extension 2 (with pay periods commencing from 4 January) is based on Employers meeting the turnover test for their most recent turnover period.  This is a different period from what was used for JobKeeper Extension 1 and therefore it is essential for employers…

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JobKeeper Extension 1 Clarification

Important Information on Jobkeeper Extension 1 Commencing From 28 September 2020 The JobKeeper program has now officially been extended for 6 months to 28 March 2021. We have highlighted important dates for employers to take note of in regards to this extension. We understand the complexity and confusion in the market around JobKeeper 2.0 and…

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JobKeeper 2.0 Legislation—Passed

JobKeeper 2.0 eligibility from 28 September clarified The JobKeeper program has now officially been extended for 6 months to 28 March 2021 and the ATO (Australian Taxation Office) have finally clarified a lot of the speculation which has been circulating the press since Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s announcement earlier this week. There are a lot…

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JobKeeper 2.0 Legislation: Senate Approved

JobKeeper 2.0 Legislation—Passed JobKeeper 2.0 legislation has now been passed by the Senate on Tuesday, with minor amendments and extending the governments wage subsidy program by six months to 28 March 2021. This will replace the  $1,500 a fortnight payment with a new two-tier payment rate from 28 September 2020. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has highlighted that eligibility…

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JobKeeper Update

Increased eligibility for JobKeeper payments. For the second time in a fortnight, the Federal Government has announced further updates to the JobKeeper wage subsidy, to ensure businesses can continue to retain their employees under the economic impacts of COVID-19. The changes to eligibility criteria have a significant impact for all businesses and we encourage you…