Contractor or Employee – What you need to know

What is the difference between a contractor and an employee and whose responsibility is it to get right? An employee works in the business and is integral to that business as rights and entitlements under the Fair Work Act 2009 as a reasonable expectation of ongoing...
JobMaker

JobMaker

The JobMaker hiring credit scheme is now open for registration. OVERVIEW The Economic Recovery Package (JobMaker Hiring Credit) Amendment Bill 2020 has been passed into law, receiving Royal Assent on 13 November. The legislation allows the Treasurer to make rules by...
Christmas Parties and Presents – and Tax

Christmas Parties and Presents – and Tax

Christmas is a great time to acknowledge and reward your employees and other associates by celebrating and giving gifts. But don’t get caught out by entertainment rules! Claiming entertainment and gifts as business expenses is not always straight-forward, as there are...
Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program

Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program

The objective of this program is to support small businesses subject to closure or highly impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) shutdown restrictions announced by the Queensland Government, to adapt and sustain their operations, and build resilience. The program aims...
JobKeeper turned off for childcare sector

JobKeeper turned off for childcare sector

JobKeeper turned off for childcare sector ahead of midway review JobKeeper payments for childcare workers will end on 20 July, following the government’s decision to end its free childcare scheme next month Minister for Education Dan Tehan has announced that the...