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Exiting JobKeeper for monthly, fortnightly and weekly payrolls

The focus on the JobKeeper program to date has, understandably, been on digesting and applying the rules to determine if businesses are eligible for JobKeeper assistance. This has entailed a...

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To the tax professionals supporting Aussie businesses

At The Tax Institute, we sincerely believe that our economy, our local businesses and the Australian community would have fared far worse during COVID-19 if not for the efforts of dedicated tax...

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JobKeeper: modified decline in turnover test for certain group structures

The Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payment and Benefits) Amendment Rules (No.2) of 2020 (the Amending Rules) refines and clarifies elements of the JobKeeper scheme to ensure that it most...

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Health and wellbeing tools for the tax community during COVID-19

Partway through June, COVID-19 restrictions have eased somewhat. Australians are able to connect with friends and family in small groups and many businesses are re-opening and getting back to work...

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JobKeeper key dates & payroll cycles

Since the Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Rules 2020 (the JobKeeper Rules) were registered on 9 April 2020, there has been confusion among many accountants, tax...

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What are the benefits of learning online?

The benefits of learning tax online

Over the last few months, we have all had to respond to different changes and adapt to new ways of doing things. Learning is no exception. If you've always been...

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JobKeeper: determining decline in turnover using cash or accruals

There has been some confusion around the correct basis for determining the decline in turnover when applying the basic turnover test for the JobKeeper Scheme due, in part, to the reference to ‘cash...

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Service entities, charities, all ‘eligible employees’ in: further clarity on the JobKeeper Scheme

The Treasurer, the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, has further clarified how the JobKeeper Payment scheme will apply in particular circumstances, including:

Employees employed through a special purpose...

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How to apply for JobKeeper payments if you’re affected by COVID-19

From today, 20 April 2020, Australian businesses facing the economic fallout of COVID-19 can now apply for JobKeeper payments for eligible employees.

The ATO has released comprehensive guides on...

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Tax Talks: Bob Deutsch reviews current COVID-19 stimulus measures

The Tax Institute Senior Tax Counsel, Bob Deutsch, joined the hosts of the Tax Talks podcast to review the COVID-19 stimulus packages currently in play, and to discuss the JobKeeper payment scheme...

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