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Stay up to date with the latest changes hitting the tax & accounting environment, as well as those in our specialty areas such as superannuation, financial planning and specialist tax & estate planning. But our blogging doesn’t stop there, whether it be the latest technological insights or information to help our farming communities, we will pretty much cover anything that crops up!

October 22, 2020

The ATO is warning community members after an increasing number of people are paying fake tax debt due to a phone scam claiming that if they don't pay it straight away they will be arrested. The call is a recording that...

September 25, 2020

This blog article follows on from our previous article Get in quick! Subsidised business & estate planning advice for farmers due to run out! dated 20 November 2019. The NSW Rural Assistance Authority’s (RAA) Farm Business Skills Professional Development Program closed on...

September 25, 2020

The ATO has released a practical factsheet outlining all the practical steps required to be followed for businesses or not-for-profits in regards to: How to continue receiving JobKeeper extension 1 payments - If you are already receiving JobKeeper payments,...

September 15, 2020

A recent ATO private ruling considered the implications of withdrawing superannuation when a member is terminally ill. Before passing away, the deceased gave instructions to the trustee to withdraw her entire balance from superannuation. Her superannuation consisted of a term...

September 1, 2020

In 2019 Roberts & Morrow launched the Internship Program with the University of New England (UNE) where we offered four intern placements in November 2019 and running through to February 2020. The successful candidates completed the three month learning...

August 11, 2020

The Government's Super Guarantee amnesty legislation, the Treasury Laws Amendment (Recovering Unpaid Superannuation) Bill 2019 received Royal Asset on 6 March 2020. This new legislation establishes the Government's Super Guarantee (SG) amnesty which runs from 24 May 2018 and ends...

August 10, 2020

JobKeeper 2.0 turnover tweak and change for the start date for employees, with those hired as of 1 July 2020 to be eligible for JobKeeper 2.0 from 3 August 2020. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced that eligibility for JobKeeper 2.0...

August 4, 2020

On 16 July, 2020 the Morrison Government announced a $2 billion dollar package to invest in the access and development of new skills for Australians in an increased effort to help bolster the Australian economic recovery from COVID-19. The...

August 4, 2020

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