Directors are now required to register for a unique identification number that they will keep for life. The introduction of the Director Identification Number (DIN) is part of the Government’s Modernisation of Business Registers (MBR) Program creating greater transparency, and preventing the potential for fraud and phoenix company activity. So, who needs one? What is the timeframe to apply and how do I set it up?
COVID-19 support will roll back as states and territories reach vaccination targets. The National Plan, the road map out of COVID-19, does more than provide greater freedoms at 70% and 80% full vaccination rates, it withdraws the steady stream of Commonwealth financial support to individuals and business impacted by COVID-19 lockdowns and border closures. We look at the impact and the support that remains in place.
While Victoria is expected to remain in lockdown until the start of October, the Victorian Government will be rolling out additional financial support for the state’s small and medium businesses as they continue to grapple with the sustained impacts of lockdown restrictions.
Top up support payments are available for businesses and individuals if you are impacted by the Victorian lockdowns. The Victorian Government announced the new cash grants available, declared on 15 July 2021.
The individuals who participate in the share economy such as Uber, Deliveroo & Airbnb will no longer be able to escape their tax obligations as the government determines the implementation of a legislation for a new compulsory reporting regime.
There’s something for everyone in the 2021-22 federal budget! Big Cash Flow for Business Investments in Assets, Reduced Company Tax Rate, Low Income Offset to Continue, Residency Rules more objective, Positive Superannuation Changes and more.
Victorian Government has announced two new support packages delivering over $3 billion in “cash grants, tax relief and cashflow support.”