Organise your day! Handy business tips to get productive.

When you’re a business owner, your to-do list is often long and constantly growing longer. There are an overwhelming number of things you need to do, and it can feel like they’re all urgent. In such cases, it’s easy to push important tasks to the side and focus on less-vital activities, but that often means you miss deadlines, make mistakes or always feel as though you’re trying to catch up.…  Read more

What home office expenses am I allowed to claim now I’m working from home?

If you work part of all of your job from home, you may be able to claim a deduction for the costs incurred in running your home office in your next Tax Return. Even if the room is not set aside solely for work-related purposes.  Since the outbreak of Coronavirus in Australia, the Australian Tax Office (ATO), has announced unique rules to make it easier for people to claim deductions…  Read more

Public holidays and paying stood down employees

It’s stated pretty clearly on the Fairwork Australia website, “Employees that are stood down remain employed during the period of the stand down.” This means employees who are stood down by their employer under the Fair Work Act are entitled to be paid for public holidays that occur during the stand down period. This is applicable only if the public holiday falls on a day the employee would have usually…  Read more