The (extended) Bottom Line of the Federal Budget 2021-22

Federal Budget 2021-22 Building a healthy recovery The October 2020 Budget was a stimulus Budget designed to soften the blow of COVID-19-related impacts for Australians. Now 6 months on and the report card is largely positive.  Economically we are in a much better position than the Government’s forecasts in October last year. The focus of the…

The Bottom Line of the Federal Budget 2021-22

Federal Budget 2021-22 The October 2020 Budget was a stimulus Budget designed to soften the blow of COVID-19-related impacts for Australians. Now 6 months on and the report card is largely positive. Economically we are in a much better position than the Government’s forecasts in October last year. The focus of the 2021-22 Federal Budget…

Today’s bookkeeper is a practitioner in the art of conducting

The role of today’s bookkeeper often extends well beyond simply managing a business’s books. In fact, as one practitioner of the art put it, the bookkeeper of the 21st century is more akin to a conductor. “…we are really coordinating the information, and integrating systems, and discussing processes more than we’re actually doing what traditionally…

Payroll Prices Reduced!

We have recently reviewed our Payroll pricing, and REDUCED our prices! We are constantly reviewing our services and prices to keep up with the services our clients need, and the changing demand of our world. Because we have been using Xero for many years, work with systems to streamline your Payroll Processing, and with the…

JobKeeper 2.0 Summary

The Government is extending the JobKeeper Payment by a further six months to March 2021. Support will be targeted to businesses and not-for-profits that continue to be significantly impacted by the Coronavirus. The payment rate will be reduced and a lower payment rate will be introduced for those who work fewer hours. Other eligibility rules…

New Child Care Package announced

Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package – COVID-19 Updated as of 2 April 2020 The new payment under the Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package is a payment to support Child Care Services to remain open. Due to the impact of COVID-19, the sector has reported significant decreases in attendance and enrolments. These…

MEDIA RELEASE 29 Mar 2020

Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Women, Assistant Minister for Health, Minister for Families and Social Services More help will be given to millions of Australians battling the devastating impacts of coronavirus with a $1.1 billion package which boosts mental health services, domestic violence support, Medicare assistance for people at home and emergency food…