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SMEs and WA’s Eased COVID Restrictions

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SMEs and WA’s Eased COVID Restrictions

April 28th, 2022

On Tuesday 26 April, the State Government announced that as of 12.01am Friday 29 April, prevailing COVID restrictions will be eased, thanks to WA’s ‘soft landing’ off the back of our Omicron peak confirmed by public health data. This is undoubtedly great news for West Australians – it means that we have come through thisread more

Growing Your Business – Five Key Focus Areas

February 11th, 2022

For the vast majority of business owners, the goal for the first few years is to achieve stability – predictable cashflow, a steady stream of customers and new business, and certainty around the future of the business. Once things have stabilised, some take a breather and rest on their laurels. Others look to take activeread more

Update – ATO Electronic Correspondence and Communication Preferences

November 19th, 2021

You may have caught our article a few months ago regarding the moves the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is making in shifting their correspondence to business owners from paper-based “snail mail” to electronic formats. As the roll-out and wider adoption of these changes continues, we are seeing a few instances where information isn’t reaching theread more

Annual Wage Review – Final Stage

November 3rd, 2021

Earlier this year, we covered the 2.5% increase to the national minimum wage and all award wages (see the article here). The changes have been rolled out in three stages, and we’re already at the third! The increases announced as a result of the Annual Wage Review first came into effect on 1 July, withread more

Director ID – What All Businesses Need to Know

October 20th, 2021

As you may have heard, there are a number of changes being brought in by the Australian Government’s “Digital Business Plan” to combat fraud and security issues in businesses, measures which have brought about some obligations that require attention. Known as the “Modernising Business Registers” program, the Australian Business Registry Services (ABRS) is being established,read more

Benchmarking – How Does my Business ‘Stack Up’?

July 27th, 2021

Have you ever wondered how your business ‘stacks up’ against similar businesses in your industry? What are all the other businesses doing that may be different to yours? What if there was a way you could measure the financial performance of your business on a regular basis? All of the above questions (and many more)read more

Small Business Lockdown Assistance Grants – A Quick Guide

July 23rd, 2021

Lockdowns and restrictions brought in as a result of COVID-19 outbreaks have had a significant impact on small businesses, their owners, and their staff. In an attempt to ease some of the financial hardship caused by the most recent WA lockdown and interim restrictions (12.01am Tuesday 29 June 2021 – 12.01am Tuesday 6 July 2021),read more

Cryptocurrency – Thinking Outside the Blockchain

June 18th, 2021

Blockchain technology is by no means a new concept, but its recent explosion in the mainstream consciousness (particularly around DeFi, NFTs and the price of Bitcoin) makes it worthy of further consideration – especially from a cryptocurrency tax and compliance point of view. The scope of blockchain-based activity is incredibly complex – it’s not asread more

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