Author Shannon Cook

COVID-19

JobTrainer for employers

What is JobTrainer? JobTrainer is the latest employment support initiative in the ‘Job’ series after JobSeeker, JobKeeper and JobMaker were announced earlier this year to deal with economic impact of coronavirus. The Australian Government has announced it will invest $2 billion to give hundreds of thousands of Australians access to new skills by retraining and upskilling them

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2nd Round – Small business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program

ROUND TWO WILL OPEN ON 1ST JULY 2020 Small business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program This funding round may only be open for a short period due to demand and will close when the funding allocation is anticipated to be exhausted. Successful applicants from round 1 of this program cannot apply for funding under round 2.

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NOW OPEN – Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program

The Government grant has been developed to support small businesses which were impacted by the COVID-19 shutdown restrictions.  Directly aimed at small and micro businesses to assist with, the preparation of safe resumption of trading, assist with accessing digital technologies to rebuild business operations.

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COVID-19, Government Stimulus and JobKeeper Payments

COVID-19, Government Stimulus and JobKeeper Payments The Australia Taxation Office opened the registration for Businesses to enrol for JobKeeper payments yesterday.  To be eligible for this first payment registrations must be lodged with the ATO by the 26th April 2020. Whilst you may have already registered interest, you still need to enrol. 

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BUSINESS SURVIVAL DURING COVID-19

Business Survival During COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed the way we perform so many activities.  Poole Group is here and is working to ensure we are supporting all of our clients. The Government has released various Stimulus Packages to obtain details of these Government packages, please click on the link below https://poolegroup.com.au/poole-group-la…nment-stimulus/

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Self-Employed Support – JobKeeper Payment

Self-Employed Support – JobKeeper Payment Over the weekend the has Government provided clarification on the eligibility of the JobKeeper payment for business owners themselves.  A significant number of business owners aren’t paid a salary or wage. They receive income as a partner or by way of a trust distribution or dividends.

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COVID-19 JobKeeper Payment Scheme

The JobKeeper payment scheme announced by the Federal Government has been designed to assist employers (inc self-employed) affected by the Coronavirus pandemic to continue to pay their workers.   The legislation governing this program is currently being finalised and will come before Federal parliament in the week of 6 April 2020. Employers registered for the JobKeeper scheme

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Poole Group is here to support you!

Poole Group is here to support you! Whilst we are continuing to operate as usual, we only have skeleton staff working at our office.  The majority of our team is now connecting securely to our server from their home. This ensures minimal disruption to providing you with our standard quality services.

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Keep up to date with Poole Group – Government Stimulus – Current information as at 23 March 2020

On Sunday 22nd March 2020, the Commonwealth Government released the second stage of its economic plan to cushion the impact of COVID-19 on the economy and provide support to businesses and individuals.

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COVID-19 – We are here to assist you & our staff

On Wednesday 11th March 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) upgraded the status of the COVID-19 outbreak from epidemic to pandemic. We are here to assist any clients who are being directly or indirectly affected by this Pandemic, please contact our office for assistance to speak with your adviser regarding current Government Stimulus package, business

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Xmas Party Closure – Facebook Post

OUR OFFICE IS CLOSED – 6th December 2019

Our Poole Group office will be closed the 6th December 2019, to allow all our staff to participate in our Christmas Activities.  We will have an answering service which will be able to take messages which we will respond to when we return to our usual working hours on the 9th December 2019. 

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Payment Summaries are now called an Income Statement

Single Touch Payroll – Could it be the biggest adjustment to Australian Businesses since Good & Services Tax (GST)? The Australian Taxation Office recently introduced Single Touch Payroll (STP), this is a new legal requirement to report salaries and wages, PAYG withholding and superannuation via STP-enabled software to the ATO each time you are paid

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ATO Text Messages

Australian Taxation Office Text Messages Over the last week we have been contacted by some concerned clients who have received  ATO text messages.  The ATO recently advised they will contact taxpayers via text message for overdue form lodgements or overdue payments of GST or Income Tax. However, the ATO will never ask you to respond via

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