Today the Prime Minister together with the Treasurer announced a new JobKeeper package which will be paid to employers from May 1st to assist in supplementing employee wage payments.
On March 22nd, the Prime Minister and Treasurer announced the 2nd round of government stimulus which provides more than $66b in COVID-19 economic support. Here’s my take on it.
Being in business is a never ending cycle of lists and checkboxes, making sure we stay up to date on the various deadlines that we need to adhere to and those that we self impose. It’s easy to become overwhelmed in the busyness of business. As we near the end of another financial quarter, there’sContinue reading “The busyness of being in business”
I am so excited to finally be able to say that we are now in the 2020 financial year. I am being totally dorky but 2020 just sounds so cool to me…….people who have 2020 vision have perfect vision and in my mind – this financial year is going to be an amazing one. ButContinue reading “2020 FY”
There’s a buzz in the air right now – it’s a busy time….on top of the usual May due dates that are quickly approaching, I’ve been travelling a bit lately, am Sydney boundwith the IQ team this weekend and head overseas next week. And then – to top it off – there was the BUDGETContinue reading “Budget Love”
So last night was budget night and instead of being glued to my TV I was sitting in a P and F meeting! To my dismay, when I said “we are missing the budget” – someone else said “we are missing masterchef!” and then when we were leaving I reminded everyone “we are missing findingContinue reading “2018 Budget – IQ Top 5”
I caught up with the lovely Kristy Collins of Federov Lawyers yesterday and we were discussing the number of property sales happening across my client base at the moment. I’m often asked why there is a cost variance for conveyancing and Kristy has been kind enough to share her thoughts below. Residential Conveyancing in theContinue reading “Buying or Selling Property?”
I think I may have been holding my breath tonight as the treasurer began his speech – how ridiculous am I? Clearly I was excited about tonight’s budget; last year the report seemed skewed by the looming election date and I was genuinely looking forward to hearing about the general financial plan for our country.Continue reading “IQ Budget Recap 2017”
It’s been a week since budget night and while it’s a mixed bag, for the majority of our business clients there are quite a few wins. Budget night is a funny night; unless you are interested in it – it may sneak up on you unexpectedly but then you certainly know about it the next day. Continue reading “Budget Review”
Happy new financial year! I know I’m about a fortnight too late but someone in our office thought it would be a good idea to get a full suite of new accounting and tax software installed over the financial year end. Ridiculous right? I will have to have a word to the decision maker aroundContinue reading “It’s Tax Time!”