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03 April 2020

How to prepare proof of income for coronavirus stimulus

We explain how to prepare a profit and loss statement and balance sheet to use for proof of income when applying for the Australian Government’s coronavirus stimulus packages.

02 April 2020

Summary of stimulus packages for sole traders

Are you a sole trader who is unsure of which coronavirus (COVID-19) stimulus/relief packages you’re eligible to receive? We’ve put together this summary to help you (details are correct as at 2 April 2020).

31 March 2020

WA Government small business stimulus/relief package

The Western Australian Government has announced a range of measures to support WA’s small business owners during the coronavirus (as at 31 March 2020).

31 March 2020

JobKeeper Payment: key questions answered

The new JobKeeper Payment announced on 30 March aims to help businesses who have been affected by COVID-19 keep paying employees, this includes people who are self-employed. Here are some key points about eligibility (as at 31 March 2020).

30 March 2020

New banking relief announcement

The Australian Banking Association has announced new loan deferral arrangements for small businesses affected by coronavirus (as at 30 March 2020).

30 March 2020

Australian Government small business stimulus/relief package

The Australian Government announced an updated economic stimulus package to support the economy during coronavirus. Here are the stimulus details so far (as at 30 March 2020).

30 March 2020

Keep your business going during the COVID-19 pandemic

We’ve put together this practical checklist of what you can do to keep your business open and reduce the impact of coronavirus (as at 30 March 2020).

18 February 2020

4 tools for paying staff correctly

Pay rates and employer obligations can vary depending on which industrial relations system applies to your business. Find out about four free tools that can help you pay staff correctly.

13 February 2020

Is it a hobby or a business?

When you first develop an idea you may decide to test it as a hobby but it’s important for tax purposes to know when an activity becomes a business

10 February 2020

Tips for hiring your first employee

Hiring your first employee is a big step – and an exciting one. Here are our tips on what you need to know before taking on your first employee.

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