Christmas Holidays & Employees in QLD

In preparation for the upcoming Christmas holidays in Qld take note of the additional public holidays. For those planning their end of year rosters please see the list of public holidays for Qld from the FairWork website. Each state does differ, and the public Christmas holidays in Qld has more than most. Friday 24

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Director ID

What is a Director’s ID Director Identification Number (Director ID or DIN) is a new requirement for all directors. It is designed to help combat illegal activity by making it easier to trace directors’ relationships with companies. With the implementation of the Director Identification Numbers, it will be important to understand the new obligations for

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Xero Pricing Update

xero-gold-partner + cert-advisor-badges-RGB Xero have announced a price increase due to offering increased functionality in the application. The increase will be effective from 23 September 2021 excluding Cashbook plans which will increase from 16 March 2022. For Business Edition Xero files: (Increase effective 23 September 2021) Standard subscription – $54/month Premium subscription – $70/month Premium

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Office staffing hours

We have learnt from the last 12-18 months of changing business conditions and ever-changing legislation and grants policies that it’s easy to work a lot more hours and become overloaded with the updating information. After handing over the end-of-year work to accountants, we took a breath to discuss how we are working as a team

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Legal Framework for Wage Requirements

The legal framework to determine the wages and entitlements for employees is complex.  Initially, you must abide by the 11 National Employment Standards (NES). NES Maximum weekly hours Requests for flexible working arrangements Offers and requests to convert from casual to permanent employees Parental leave and related entitlements Annual leave Personal/carer’s leave, compassionate leave and

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Sales Invoices

Sales Invoices are required to contain specific information to be considered a valid tax invoice by the Australian Taxation Office. Failure to comply could mean that 46.5% tax is deducted from the payment to you and instead remitted to the ATO. When you make a taxable sale of more than $82.50 (including GST), your GST-registered

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JobKeeper 2 Rules

JobKeeper 2 Rules have landed Long after legislation has past and the media has spread their take we finally have the full set of JobKeeper 2 rules to unpack and digest.   The JobKeeper 2 extensions are broken up into 2 add ons 28th September to 3rd January and then 4th January to 28th March 2021

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