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Robyn Jacobson, CTA, Senior Advocate, The Tax Institute

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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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JobKeeper updated key dates

With the Christmas–New Year shutdown period fast approaching, and the pressure and challenges of 2020 taking an enormous toll, economically, financially and affecting the mental health of...

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JobKeeper 2.1: Updated infographic

As the JobKeeper program is extended from 28 September 2020 to 28 March 2021, there have been numerous changes to the eligibility conditions, dates and other details of the program. It is imperative...

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Federal Budget 2020–21 summary: Depreciating asset pooling rules

Some of the tax measures announced in the Federal Budget 2020—21 have proven to be complex and challenging for busy practitioners. Given that the Treasury Laws Amendment (A Tax Plan for the COVID-19...

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Federal Budget 2020–21: practical insights infographics

Now that the whirlwind of Budget week has passed, there is an opportunity to reflect on the implications of the measures announced in the Federal Budget 2020–21. To help tax professionals, the below...

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JobKeeper 2.1: Fair Work Act changes

Note: This article does not intend or purport to provide guidance on the detailed operation of the provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009. Its purpose is to increase awareness of the impact proposed...
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JobKeeper 1.1: new employment date expands eligibility

In response to the continuing economic effects from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government announced a number of changes to the JobKeeper program on 7 August 2020.

Some of these changes affect...

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JobKeeper 2.1: Infographic

On 21 July 2020, the Government announced it will extend the JobKeeper program by six months to 28 March 2021. Since that announcement, economic conditions in Victoria due to the Stage 4...

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JobKeeper 2.1: further changes and what happens next

On 21 July 2020, in light of the continuing COVID-19 crisis, the Government announced it will extend the JobKeeper program by six months to 28 March 2021. However, the worsening economic conditions...

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