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Australian Government – Job Keeper Payment – INFORMATION FOR EMPLOYERS

Yesterday, 30th March 2020, the government has made the announcement about this new Job keeper payment. Please find attached information put out by the Australian Government.  We don’t have any further information with the details as the legislation is still to go through parliament. If you feel you may be entitled to it, below is

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Can Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF) landlords provide rent reduction to a related party without breaching the SIS Act due to COVID-19?

The ATO have confirmed that SMSFs can provide ‘a temporary rent reduction’ to tenants, including a tenant: who is a related party or related trust where a member, relative or a member or related party/trust has an underlying economic interest in the tenant. Although this would normally trigger a range of SIS Act compliance breaches,

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Queensland Covid19 Job Support Loan UPDATED

Queensland Covid19 Job Support Loan UPDATED   As previously advised the Qld government have released a $250,000 loan to eligible businesses to retain employees and maintain their operations.   To apply go to:   http://www.qrida.qld.gov.au/current-programs/covid-19-business-support/queensland-covid19-jobs-support-scheme  

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Centrelink/Services Australia

Centrelink/Services Australia If you already receive Centrelink, DO nothing, don’t call or go to the Centrelink offices. The phone lines and offices are experiencing high numbers. Both of the recently announced payments of $750 x 2 payments for concession holders and an extra $550 coronavirus payments will be automatically applied to you if you are

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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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Australian Government Fiscal stimulus measures

Australian Government Fiscal stimulus Yesterday the Government’s announced fiscal measures in response to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19). The measures are aimed at providing a boost to households and businesses. The current COVID-19 pandemic is unchartered territory and presents challenges only human health but also to businesses and the economy. Economic response summary · Increase in

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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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Generation Wealth Gap

If you read the business pages of the newspaper, you may have seen the term ‘inter generational wealth transfer’ starting to appear more frequently. That’s because an estimated $3 trillion of wealth is predicted to change hands over the next two decades, from households of Australians age 55+ to younger generations.[i] This represents a massive shake-up

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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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Planning for Aged Care is more than moving into an Aged Care Facility

Our chances of living longer are increasing as life expectancy continue to increase. At age 65 a person’s chance of needing aged care during their remaining lifetime is 68% for females and 48% for males. Old age can be associated with declining cognitive abilities, resulting in problems when managing personal finances.

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Federal Budget 2017: What it means for you?

On Tuesday 9 May, the Federal Government handed down its Budget for the 2017–18 financial year. According to Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison, this year’s Budget is founded on the principles of fairness, security and opportunity. Mr Morrison claims that the government’s proposed measures will raise almost $21 billion in revenue over the next four years,

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