END OF FINANCIAL YEAR – PREPARE NOW!!

It’s almost that crazy time of year again when all your bookwork needs to be finalised, payment summaries and TPAR Reports lodged and you need to be ready to be SuperStream Compliant.  Here are some tips for smooth running! Check that you have up-to-date details for all your staff: For Payment Summaries Tax File Numbers…

Construction Industry Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides an overview of the legal, operational and business issues relevant to the construction industry, which includes businesses in residential and non-residential construction. It includes services such as building structure, installation, heavy and civil engineering, land development and site preparation. You may also be interested in our Professional services industry fact sheet…

New Payroll Service

Introducing our Payroll Review Service. Small business owners are often confused about minimum wage, superannuation, leave loadings and sick leave. We can help you interpret your Award, ensure your staff are classified correctly, being paid the right rate and assist with public holidays, being sick whilst on annual leave, early termination payouts and even unfair…

$70,000 back-paid to Gippsland workers

A number of employees in Victoria’s Gippsland region have been reimbursed more than $70,000 after recent inquiries by the Fair Work Ombudsman revealed they had been underpaid at work. At Rosedale, four employees of one business were back-paid $14,400 after being underpaid allowances and penalty rates for weekend, overtime and shift work over a 12-month period. Other recent…

October Newsletter

From the Australian Taxation Office  Asset Write-Off Threshold Officially Reduced to $1,00010th September 2014 – The Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Bill 2014 has been passed by Parliament.The repeal of the provisions allowing small business asset write-off concessions applies from the 1st January 2014 for most taxpayers.Those taxpayers who have lodged their…

$20,000 back-pay for Brunswick employees

Seventeen employees of a Melbourne company have been back-paid almost $20,000 following an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman. Kanodia Nominees Pty Ltd underpaid the process workers between January, 2010 and August, 2012. The company operates a food manufacturing business trading as Glendal Foods in Albert Street, Brunswick, Victoria. After investigating complaints from employees, the Fair…

Free Industrial Relations webinar

NSW Industrial Relations help businesses better understand how the national workplace relations system works and provide guidance on managing common workplace situations and setting up good workplace policies.  As part of their education program they conduct face-to-face free and paid workshops and seminars and also live and recorded online webinars.   September webinar topic and dates Name: Public Holiday…

September Newsletter

Small Business Owners – The ATO is listening The ATO are committed to making life easier for small business – that’s why they’re inviting small business owners to join their Small Business Consultation Panel. Panel members may have the chance to participate in various short-term activities, such as testing new products and providing your opinions.…