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OUR OFFICE IS OPEN 

Mott Finnis & Co wish to advise that the office has reopened today, Monday 23rd of November.  We remain contactable on (08) 8762 3644 or admin@mottfinnis.com.au. Thankyou for your patience and understanding during this time.

TEMPORARY OFFICE CLOSURE

Mott Finnis & Co wish to advise that the office will be temporarily closed as per SA Government Guidelines . The office will be reopen on Wednesday the 25th of November 2020. We are contactable on (08) 8762 3644 or admin@mottfinnis.com.au

SMALL BUSINESS GRANTS ROUND 2

South Australian Small Business’ that are highly impacted by the COVID19 pandemic are now able to apply for the second round of Small Business Grants. The second round includes a $10,000 grant for business with employees, that are receiving JobKeeper, and also introduces a $3,000 grant for businesses that do not employ staff, are operating from commercial premises and are also receiving JobKeeper. For further information on eligibility criteria as well as how to apply, click here

FULL TIME ACCOUNTING POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Mott Finnis & Co currently have a number of fulltime positions available in our Naracoorte Office. For full details on the available positions click here

2020/2021 FEDERAL BUDGET 

On Tuesday, the 6th of October 2020, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg handed down Australia’s Federal Budget for the 2020/2021 financial year. Click here to view The National Tax and Accountants’ Association Ltd. (NTAA) Federal Budget Summary.

JOBKEEPER UPDATE

From 28 September 2020 the Australian Government has introduced the second JobKeeper program, namely JobKeeper 2. Click here to view an article summarising all key dates, payment rates and other important changes.

Jobkeeper Extension

Click here to view a fact sheet released by the Australian Government in relation to the extension of the Jobkeeper payment.

 

JobKeeper Payments for Businesses

If your business has enrolled for the JobKeeper payment please ensure you have completed Steps 2 and 3 on the business portal to complete your application so you can begin to receive payments.

Click here to view the Timeline of events regarding the JobKeeper payments from the ATO website.

 

State & Territory COVID-19 Stimulus Packages

Please click here to view the National Tax and Accountants Association’s summary of the State & Territory COVID-19 stimulus packages.

 

Job Keeper Payment Information

Information regarding the Job Keeper payment for employees is now available on the ATO website.  Further information for business owners working in their own enterprises will be available soon.

 

$10,000 Emergency Cash Grants for South Australian Small Businesses

The South Australian government has released some details of their COVID-19 Support package which includes a $10,000 grant for small business.

You can register your interest by clicking here.

 

Claiming Home Office Running Costs

Click here to view a summary of the Australian Taxation Office’s short cut method for claiming home office running costs incurred as a result of the Corona Virus pandemic, published by the National Tax and Accountants Association. 

 

National Cabinet Mandatory Code of Conduct

Please click here to read the National Cabinet’s Mandatory Code of Conduct in relation to SME Commercial Leasing Principles during COVID-19.

 

Registration has Opened for the Australian Government’s Small Business Wage Subsidy to retain Apprentices and Trainees

Employers can begin registering to receive a 50 percent subsidy for wages paid to apprentices between January to March 2020. Click here to find out more information.

 

Child Care and Early Childhood Education Relief Package

Click here to view a summary of the Government’s Child Care and Early Childhood Education Relief Package, published by the National Tax and Accountants Association. 

 

Changes to Superannuation in wake of COVID-19

See below links for information regarding:

Early access to superannuation

https://www.ato.gov.au/individuals/super/withdrawing-and-using-your-super/early-access-to-your-super/?anchor=Compassionategrounds#Compassionategrounds

Changes in minimum pension draw down from superannuation

https://www.ato.gov.au/Rates/Key-superannuation-rates-and-thresholds/?anchor=Minimumannualpaymentsforsuperincomestrea

 

Government Job Keeper Payment

Please click here to view the Government Job Keeper Payment information.

 

Victoria’s Corona Virus Business Support Payments

Click here to view Victoria’s Corona Virus Business Support website, which is kept up to date on business restrictions, travel advice and much more.  

 

Victorian Economic Survival Package

Click here to view the Victorian Economic Survival Package, released by the Victorian Government in response to the Corona Virus pandemic. 

 

South Australian Jobs Rescue Package

Click here to view the South Australian Jobs Rescue Package, released by the South Australian Government in response to the Corona Virus pandemic.

 

COVID-19 Measures

Please click here to read the measures we are taking as a company to help stop the spread of the Corona Virus. 

 

SA Stimulus Package – Press Release

Please click here to read the second SA Stimulus Package released by the Government in relation the to Corona Virus.

 

Government announces increased tax benefits in response to the Corona Virus

The response includes support for health systems as well as assistance for small businesses with employees. To find out more come into the office and speak with us today or click here.

 

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