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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…

Recent changes to the Super Guarantee Contributions came into effect this year and, as an employer, you may be impacted. 

The ATO has announced that, as of 1 January 2020, the way that SCG is calculated has changed.  Super guarantee is the compulsory amount that an employer must pay into any eligible employee's chosen super fund. 

A year in review

Our clients are often surprised by the range of services we supply at Johnsons MME.  In this blog we thought we would list down those services to give you an idea of the breadth of knowledge that exists amongst our people.  

So, if you feel you could benefit from a discussion with someone with skills in these areas, please don't hesitate to contact your usual Johnsons contact to tee up an initial meeting with someone quite knowledgeable in your area of need.  

I thought that I would highlight a few things that have raised interest from our clients over the past year or so. Read more…

Planning your staff Christmas party

'Tis the season, and for many businesses they consider this period an appropriate time to celebrate and thank staff for their contributions over the past year. However, the last thing that they may consider is Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT).

If you are planning on providing Christmas functions or gifts to your staff, it is important that you are aware of the associated FBT implications when it comes to the following:  Read more…

The many faces of Danny Salmon

Many people think of Accountant's as pretty boring people who live and breathe numbers. However, we think we break that mould here at Johnsons MME. We believe that you can be a great accountant and have many interests outside of numbers. 

As an example of that, we recently asked one of our Associates to share an insight into his life. We bring you The Many Faces of Danny Salmon.  Read more…