Small Business

Salary Sacrifice and Superannuation Guarantee (SG) Law

Salary Sacrifice and Superannuation Guarantee (SG) Law

Applying SG Law to Salary Sacrifice Packaging Scenario Discussion with a new employee, negotiating salary package including salary sacrifice options on offer and in the spirit of the law with the desired SGC outcome: “We are prepared to offer you the position with a total package of $100k plus superannuation, being a total package of …

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Instant Asset Write Off - Extension Announced

Instant Asset Write Off – Extension Announced

Businesses will be able to access the boosted $150,000 instant asset write-off scheme for a further six months to the end of the year. By way of background, as part of its emergency COVID-19 fiscal package, the government quin­tupled (from $30,000) the value of assets businesses were able to instantly write -off for the ­period …

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Free SMS Check-in app for businesses

Free SMS Check-in app for businesses to use to register patrons in their shop/office etc

HR Central announces the launch of a free SMS driven patron check-in app for any owner/operator within Australia wishing to register patrons in their store/cafe/business. This free SMS tool allows patrons to register their name and contact number from their own device via SMS. Registering names and contact numbers means a business can contact those …

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Casual Employment - compounding uncertainty for Employers

Casual Employment – compounding uncertainty for Employers

Information received from Blands Law There have been a number of decisions in recent years which have caused concern for employers around the use of casuals. The shock from the decision in WorkPac Pty Ltd v Skene in 2018 (“Skene”), is still reverberating today. The Full Federal Court decided in Skene that a casual employee …

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