The Southern Region Business Enterprise Centre is hosting a 2-hour work shop to help your business get on track and stay on track with its online marketing and social media efforts. Participants will learn: How to identify key problems for their business in the digital space To understand the relationship between tradition and digital marketing How to produce effective content for social media platforms such as Facebook At the completion of the program the participants will h
If you're an employer, you need to move to Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting by 30 September 2019. STP changes the way you report your employees' tax and super information to the ATO. You now need to report salaries and wages, pay as you go (PAYG) withholding and super information to the ATO each time you pay your employees. If you already use STP-enabled payroll software start reporting now and you won't have to worry about missing the deadline. If you're not ready you ca
The ATO has published some of the most outrageous claims they rejected last financial year. Nearly 700,000 taxpayers claimed almost $2 billion of ‘other’ expenses, but the ATO's systematic review of claims found, and disallowed, some very unusual expenses, including: claims for Lego sets bought as gifts for children, and sporting equipment or membership fees for their child athletes; claims for dental expenses ("believing a nice smile was essential to finding a job"); some ta
Chamber members that are looking to expand or improve their business, with a turnover up to $50 million, and thinking of buying new or second hand assets may be eligible for a $30K instant asset write-off. This applies to assets that cost up to $30,000 and were purchased and first used or installed ready for use from 7.30pm (AEDT) on 2 April 2019 to 30 June 2020. Businesses may purchase and claim a deduction for each asset that cost less than the $30,000 threshold. For exampl
The Vintage Sports Car Club of Victoria is making a pit stop at Bungonia Hall on Thursday, 12 September between 11.30am - 1pm. This is part of a rally to Wagga Wagga. There will be around 25 - 30 of their vintage vehicles outside the Bungonia Hall. The Bungonia Progress Association will be providing lunch for the Club members, however locals who are in interested in cars and history are welcome to attend and speak with the owners of the vintage cars.