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Key Tax Planning Measures

Before 30 June 2020 there are a number of measures currently available to help businesses manage their income tax obligations for the 2020 financial year. 

Some of the key measures are: Read more…

JobKeeper & COVID-19 Stimulus Key Dates

There are a number of key dates coming up that you need to be aware of in relation to the current stimulus measures on offer. Read more…

JobKeeper The Next Step

There has been a lot of information surrounding the JobKeeper Payment and now we are at the next step of reviewing business eligibility and enrolling in the program. 
 

Eligibility is determined by a fall in turnover. We have set out details below on how to calculate your fall in turnover. Read more…

COVID-19 Stimulus Update 7 April 2020

Jobkeeper (Updated)

This program aims to support businesses who have been significantly impacted by the Coronavirus by providing access to wages subsidy to continue paying their employees. It forms part of the Australian Government's Coronavirus Economic Stimulus Package which aims to keep Australians in jobs, keep businesses in business and support households and the Australian economy as the world deals with the significant challenges posed by the spread of the coronavirus.

Under the program, businesses will be able to claim a fortnightly payment of $1,500 per eligible employee from 30 March 2020, for a maximum of six months.

The application involves the following processes: Read more…

Help For Business

Victoria Business – Business Support Fund

This program aims to help small businesses survive the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and keep people in work.

It forms part of the Victorian Government's $1.7 billion economic survival and jobs package, which has been developed to help Victorian businesses and workers survive the devastating impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

Grants of up to $10,000 are available per business.

A total funding pool of $500 million is available.

Who Can Apply? Read more…

Johnnsons MME are here to help

Johnsons MME is here to support our clients and we are committed to remaining open and available during this difficult time. Although we may be required to work remotely, we understand the impact that Coronavirus (COVID-19) has had and we are committed to helping in any way we can, including: Read more…

COVID-19 Update 24 March 2020

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having a significant impact causing major disruption.  At Johnsons MME we remain acutely aware of the impact this is having for our clients.  This disruption is likely to continue for some period of time.  At this time though, we are taking a position of 'business as usual' albeit with some modifications to some of our usual work practices.
 
To date none of our directors or staff or their families, have contracted the virus.  If they do come into contact with someone who has or show any symptoms of the virus, they will be isolated in accordance with Health Authority guidelines.  The health and safety of our staff, clients and suppliers, and their families is of major concern for us and decisions we take in the future will be done so with this in mind. Read more…

Government Economic Stimulus Package

Government Economic Stimulus Package

The Government has announced an economic response to the Coronavirus totalling $17.6 billion. The package is designed to protect the economy by maintaining confidence, support investment and keep people in jobs. The below is a summary of the economic response.   Read more…

COVID-19 Update 17 March 2020

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having a significant impact across Australia. At Johnsons MME we remain acutely aware of the impact this is having for our clients. This disruption is likely to continue for some period of time. At this time though, we are taking a position of 'business as usual' albeit with some modifications to our usual work practices. Read more…

Audit Insurance

The Australian Tax Office and other Government departments regularly conduct audits of taxpayers to make sure they are complying with their tax and compliance obligations.   Read more…