|This week's eBulletin|
|IGNITE Food Passions - Applications Open|
The IGNITE Food Passion Program is specifically designed for food entrepreneurs looking to build on their idea and grow their business.
Delivered by The Business of Food, the program will give you the know how to take your food business venture to the next level.
These interactive sessions will cover the essentials on:
It also a great way to meet others and share your journey.
|Are You Ready for the Super Guarantee Rate Rise?|
On 1 July 2021, the super guarantee (SG) rate will rise from 9.5% to 10%.
If your small business has employees, you'll need to ensure your payroll and accounting systems are updated to incorporate the increase to the super rate.
For salary and wage payments made
on or after 1 July 2021, the new superannuation guarantee contribution
rate of 10% will apply.
|Use Tax Incentives to help your Business Grow|
Now that tax time has arrived, check the range of tax depreciation incentives you may be able to claim for your business’s assets.
Temporary full expensing allows businesses to claim an immediate deduction for the business portion of eligible new depreciating assets.
Small businesses can also claim an immediate deduction for the business portion of eligible second-hand depreciating assets.
For more information and to download the free factsheet click here.
|Marketing in Changing Times Webinar|
How challenging is it to work out what marketing to do when customers and conditions keep changing?
Don’t let it keep you awake at night any longer. Join this free interactive workshop which will guide you through the marketing maze in challenging times.
We will explore:
|Wellbeing and Mental Health Support Programs |
Acesss free and confidential one-on-one support from experienced wellbeing coaches who understand exactly what businesses are currently going through.
The helpline provide business owners free access to financial counsellors and business advisors.
Businesses can call 1300 375 330 from Monday to Friday 9am–10pm, Saturday to Sunday 9am–5pm.
For translated information click here.
Learn new skills to build your business:
6th - Starting a Small Business (ATO) - Register here
8th - Closing your Small Business (ATO) - Register - here
14th - Legal Essentials for Start-ups and Small Business - Register here
21st - Introduction to GST (ATO) - Register here
5th - Legal Requirements for online Trading - Register here
19th - How to Build a Professional Website - Register here
Develop your business skills and strengthen your business - for further information click here
Small Business Victoria
A series of webinars to improve business success - for further information click
ATO: Support for Small Business Webinar
A series of free interactive online webinars presented by experienced tax specialists, where you can ask questions to help you apply the information to your situation - register here
|COVID Business Requirements and Links|
Make sure you’re adhering to the current COVID restrictions
|Powerful Business Resources|
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