|This week's eBulletin|
|Mandatory Use of The Victoria Government QR Code Service|
|Farwell to the ATO Business Portal|
The Business Portal is making the switch to Online services for business. This new service is streamlined and intuitive for your convenience.
start using Online services for business, log in with your myGovID as you did
for the Business Portal.
|Wage Subsidies to Employ New Staff |
Are you a Business needing new staff? You may be eligible for a wage subsidy of up to $20,000 through the Jobs Victoria Fund if you employ people affected by the economic impacts of the pandemic.
|Federal Budget Spotlight|
Instant asset write-off extended
Businesses can continue to immediately write-off the full value of assets like work vehicles or equipment and offset any losses incurred up to June 2023. To check with your accountant or the ATO to see if your business is eligible, click here.
The Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements program
The Federal government extended the program to subsidise 50% of your new apprentices or trainees wages Check if your new staff member is eligible here.
Melbourne Intermodal Terminal
The Federal Government allocated $2 billion towards a new Melbourne Intermodal Terminal in Truganina, just west of the Brimbank municipal boundary. The project has the potential to create up to 30,000 jobs in Melbourne’s west.
For the full Federal budget click here.
|Small Business Tax Time Toolkit|
|Business Competitiveness Program|
Grants of up to $500,000 are available for eligible Victorian small to medium manufacturing businesses looking to expand their operations.
So if you are aiming to create jobs, increase competitiveness or strengthen your local supply chains in manufacturing then Apply Now before 20 June 2021.
Boost your Business with Facebook Advertising
FREE FACE TO FACE WORKSHOP
** This face-to-face workshop is being delivered as part of the ASBAS Digital Solutions program by Brimbank City Council. To learn more about the program, click here.
|Decisions that Drive Profits Program|
OPPORTUNITY TO INCREASE PROFITS AND ADAP
ONLY 6 places left! Get a FREE Business Roadmap to profitability and learn how to make the right decisions in this limited offer for the Decisions that Drive Profits Program.
Get expert advice on how to adapt and manage to prosper.
To find out more about how the Decisions that Drive Profits Program can help you before all remaining free places are gone, click here.
Learn new skills to build your business:
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
|Partners in Wellbeing Helpline|
For further information and translation services click here.
|COVID-19 Business Requirements|
Make sure you’re adhering to the current COVID-19 restrictions
|Powerful Business Resources|
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