The Tax Institute

Robyn Jacobson, CTA, Senior Advocate, The Tax Institute

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NSW support measures: ended and expanded programs

On 30 November 2021, the primary form of COVID-19 business support provided by the NSW Government ended. The JobSaver program was co-funded by the Commonwealth and the NSW Government until NSW...

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JobSaver extension: Pathway to recovery

On 30 September 2021, in a joint media release by the Premier of NSW, The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP and the NSW Treasurer, The Hon. Dominic Perrottet MP, announced that the JobSaver program will be...

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Extension of Victorian COVID-19 business support

On 30 September 2021, in a media release, the Premier of Victoria, The Hon. Daniel Andrews MP, announced that a jointly-funded package of grants from the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments will...

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Ready Reckoner: Superannuation caps

From 1 July 2021, a range of superannuation caps and thresholds increased due to indexation. While the uplifts in the caps and thresholds are welcome, they will be accompanied by increased...

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2021 COVID-19 support package: what you need to know

A significant COVID-19 support package for households and businesses valued at $5.1 billion was jointly announced by the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, the NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian and the...

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Explained: Single Touch Payroll: Closely held payees

Single Touch Payroll (STP) is a reporting regime that is designed to reduce employers’ reporting burdens to government agencies. In the past, an employer reported certain payroll information to the...

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Explained: Full Expensing of Depreciating Assets

Full expensing of depreciating assets (FEDA) is an important topic for tax professionals to understand. This measure, which was rolled out as part of the Federal Government’s economic response to...

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Cash flow boost: working with trustee resolutions and franking returns

You may not have even thought to draw a link between the COVID-19 economic stimulus measure, the cash flow boost (CFB), and the preparation of trustee resolutions or the possible requirement to...

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JobKeeper: Decision in Apted and FC of T

A number of taxpayers will be interested in the outcome of the appeal to the Full Federal Court of the AAT’s decision in Apted and Federal Commissioner of Taxation [2020] AATA 5139.

The ATO...

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JobMaker Hiring Credit: your complete guide

Registrations are now open for the Federal Government’s JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme (JobMaker), an incentive for Australian businesses to employ job seekers aged between 16–35 years. Eligible...

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