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Superannuation Contributions | What do the Changes to the Work Test Mean for those Aged Under 67?

Prior to 1 July 2020, mandated employer contributions such as Superannuation Guarantee paid into a superannuation account were accepted although, non-concessional or non-mandated contributions made by those aged 65-75 were subject to the “work test”. Effective from 1 July 2020, the Government has abolished the “work-test” for those aged 65 & 66 who make non-mandated contributions (e.g. voluntary contributions) to their superannuation account.

+ Oct 21, 2020

Federal Budget 2020/21 - Overview & Understanding the Federal Government's Economic Recovery Plan

On Tuesday, 6th October, Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg handed down the 2020/21 Federal Budget, outlining a further $98 billion in financial economic support, however acknowledging a $200 billion deficit – the biggest since World War II.

+ Oct 14, 2020

JobKeeper 2.0 | Legislation passes Parliament - What Are the New Changes?

Parliament has signed-off on the JobKeeper 2.0 extension, which introduces a new fortnightly payment scheme for participants from 28 September 2020 to 28 March 2021.

+ Sep 23, 2020

Employment Growth Rebate | Are You Eligible & What You Need to Know

For businesses who have employed new full-time employees over and above their capacity across the 2019-20 & 2020-21 Financial Years, you may be eligible to claim a Payroll Tax - 'Employment Growth Rebate', up to the value of $20,000 per year.

+ Sep 21, 2020

Federal Government | New Changes to JobKeeper & JobSeeker Programs

As part of the Federal Government's Press Conference earlier today, Federal Government & Treasury have announced the extension of its COVID-19 economic support programs: JobKeeper & JobSeeker; with new changes taking effect from 28 September 2020.

+ Jul 21, 2020

Building Your Business - Podcast Series | Business Resilience & Process of Business Recovery

For our latest episode of the 'Building Your Business' podcast, Chris Lewis is joined by Archer Gowland Managing Director, Ian Walker, and special guest: Michael Fingland - CEO/Founder, Vantage Performance.  

+ Jul 15, 2020

Working from Home Deduction: ATO Extension of Shortcut Calculating Method

The ATO has announced its extension of the time-limited ‘Shortcut’ Calculating method for Working from Home deductions, in light of increased COVID-19 restrictions in Victoria.

+ Jul 14, 2020

Single Touch Payroll | End of Financial Year Finalisation

As part of the new Single Touch Payroll legislation introduced last year, there are a number of End-of-Year Payroll Reporting changes which now require action having entered Financial Year 2020/21.

+ Jul 06, 2020

Building Your Business - Podcast Series | Importance of positive Employee Empowerment & Engagement, and Working with Leadership Teams to Build a Successful Vision

We're excited to release our official Archer Gowland podcast series - 'Building Your Business

+ Jul 02, 2020

Tax Insights - June 2020 | On-Demand Webinar Series

Available any-time, this series features Ian Walker - Managing Director & Smiljan Jankovic - Director, as they discuss the latest in tax news and legislative updates from across the month of June.

+ Jun 30, 2020
   
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