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All news by: Kerry Bebendorf

QLD Business Basics Grant: Round 3 opens 4 May

The Queensland government's Business Basics Grants Program opens round 3 at 9am on Wednesday 4 May 2022. This program provides $5,000 funding to support businesses who want to increase core skills and adopt best practice across 5 priority areas including training and coaching, website build and upgrades, professional business advice, strategic marketing services and business continuity and succession.

QLD COVID-19 Business Support Grant: Sole Traders

The Queensland government, in conjunction with the Federal government, has announced an upcoming support package for non-employing sole traders.  This expands on the support previously advised for eligible small and medium businesses and large tourism and hospitality businesses.

Queensland State Budget: 2021-22

On 15 June 2021, the Queensland Treasurer Cameron Dick delivered the 2021-22 state budget, following Queensland's nation-leading success in managing the economic health challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government is focused on the states economic recovery plan sooner and stronger.  

NSW Flood support

In response to the heavy rain and significant flooding that occurred in NSW in March 2021, there are a number of financial support programs available to businesses and individuals potentially affected by heavy rain and flooding.

COVID-19 and Fringe Benefits Tax

As a result of COVID-19 and changed working conditions, employers may be providing benefits to employees that are not usually provided in a ‘normal’ year. Fringe benefits tax (FBT) may be applicable if you provide benefits in addition to salary and wages. There are exemptions and concessions available that can reduce (or eliminate) the amount of FBT you pay that are outlined in this article.

Adaption Grant Program – Round 2 opening 1 July 2020

The Queensland government is extending the Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program, with applications opening on 1 July 2020, find out how you can start preparing now and get in early.

Small Business COVID-19 adaption grant program from QLD Government

The Queensland government has announced a small business grant program for eligible small and micro businesses who have been impacted by COVID-19 shutdown restrictions announced by the Government.

Queensland $400 million land tax relief package

The Queensland Government has announced a $400 million land tax relief package intended to support and relieve commercial tenants and landowners through the COVID-19 crisis.