Scores of Gov business grants available

There are numerous Government grants and programs currently available to help businesses succeed and grow. The Australian Government Grant Finder link here can show you if you're eligible to receive a grant, and if so, what you could receive from the grant if you're successful. Current Tourism Grants - NSW Government We're currently assisting one [...]

Position Vacant March 2021

Accountant or Bookkeeper Tax & Business Services. Hales Douglass is a proactive and multidisciplinary Chartered Accounting firm located in Batemans Bay and Ulladulla on the NSW South Coast.  We are seeking Accountants and Bookkeepers with tax and business skills to assist the growth of our practice in both our Ulladulla and Batemans Bay Offices. You [...]

News – March 2021

Changes to STP reporting concessions from 1 July 2021 Small employers (19 or fewer employees) are currently exempt from reporting ‘closely held’ payees through Single Touch Payroll ('STP').  Also, a quarterly STP reporting option applies to micro employers (four or fewer employees).  These concessions will end on 30 June 2021. The STP reporting changes that [...]

News – Feb 2021

New measures applying from 1 January 2021 The Government has provided an update of a number of new measures which came into effect from 1 January 2021, including (among others): The most significant changes to Australia’s insolvency framework in 30 years, which are intended to reduce costs, cut red tape and help more small businesses [...]

ATO says no more paper BAS

The ATO is suggesting the days of having activity statements issued on paper are fast approaching dinosaur status. Paper statements will not be issued when an activity statement is lodged electronically through one of four channels: Online services for agents, Standard Business Reporting (SBR) enabled software, Or when you link your myGov account to the ATO [...]