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R&D Tax Incentives & your innovation strategy

New R&D tax incentive changes are likely to boost confidence among businesses to make greater commitments to their innovation activities. The changes include new thresholds and a new way to apply. There are three key areas of change from 1 July: Previously, claimable R&D costs were effectively capped at $100 million. From [...]

2021-07-21T14:13:23+10:00July 21st, 2021|

State Lockdown 5.0: Support for Victorians

The Victorian Government has extended cash grants for businesses affected by the current lockdown. Support for individuals has been extended by the Federal Government. For Businesses As announced by the Victorian Government on Wednesday 21 July, eligible Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund recipients will receive $4,200, taking the total payment to $7,200, while [...]

2021-07-22T09:53:08+10:00July 20th, 2021|

DBIA for UK: Webinar June 2021

With our thanks to Hurst Accountants UK for hosting Doing Business in Australia 2021, online! In this, Robert Lissauer speaks on entering the Australian market, the strategic considerations, mistakes to be avoided and of course, the opportunities for UK businesses entering or indeed, expanding in the Asia Pacific region. Hurst Accountants UK [...]

2021-07-20T12:41:43+10:00July 6th, 2021|

EOFY 2020-21

With the end of financial year fast approaching, now is a good time to think about opportunities and risks that should be addressed before 30 June 2021. This time of year provides rare opportunities for businesses to improve their cash flow position to weather uncertain times and tap into new opportunities in the [...]

2021-06-16T15:05:38+10:00June 16th, 2021|

State Lockdown 4.0: Support for Victorians

The Victorian government has committed $500 million in funding support programs for eligible small and medium-sized businesses affected by the circuit-breaker restrictions imposed on the state on May 29. Federally, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a $500 disaster payment for every week an individual loses income during the lockdown.  Victorians will [...]

2021-06-10T14:12:46+10:00June 3rd, 2021|

Are you ready for July 1 changes to Super?

The amount employers pay and employees may additionally contribute to superannuation balances changes on July 1, 2021. Now is a good time to talk with your staff, check your employee agreements and prepare your payroll systems. Recap Generally, superannuation contributions must be paid for: an employee aged 18 or over who earns [...]

2021-07-01T11:33:59+10:00May 27th, 2021|

Victorian State Budget 2021-22

State Government Treasurer Tim Pallas handed down a Budget that has four step medium-term fiscal strategy to rebuild the Victorian economy after an economically ravaged 2020. These steps include: 1. Creating jobs, reducing unemployment and restoring economic growth 2. Returning to an operating cash surplus 3. Returning to operating surpluses 4. Stabilising [...]

2021-05-21T15:57:31+10:00May 21st, 2021|

Foreign Investors & the Federal Budget 2021-22

Australia has long welcomed foreign investment to support economic growth and innovation.  Ease of doing business, sound governance and strong institutions have been the hallmarks of Australia’s foreign investment attractiveness.  In this Budget, the Government has taken a proactive position to further promote Australia’s appeal to foreign investors. A new early engagement [...]

2021-05-19T12:10:45+10:00May 14th, 2021|

Federal Budget Update 2021-22

There are winners and losers every year in every Budget address, and the 2021-22 Budget is no exception. This year’s announcements contain two key themes: recovery and innovation. The Treasurer has announced several measures that aim to push Australia’s small businesses into a new age of technology and development. Read our Federal [...]

2021-05-12T12:41:55+10:00May 11th, 2021|

Working in Australia – Our guide for foreign nationals

Our Employee Tax Guide covers what you need to know about moving to Australia for employment. We include information about non-resident visas, income tax obligations and other taxes and levies that may apply to you. We are ready to support your next move. Learn more about how we support international business establish [...]

2021-05-05T14:26:40+10:00May 5th, 2021|
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