What is the JobKeeper Alternative Test?

  Wondering what to do if you don’t meet the Basic Decline in Turnover Test requirements for JobKeeper? The ATO has released its guidelines for the Alternative Decline in Turnover Test  which are available now on the ATO website. In an effort to simplify the guidelines, we’ve summarised the rules for the test in this article. It’s important to note, the alternative test only applies when an entity fails the…  Read more

We must support local businesses through Coronavirus

Managing Partner pmwPlus, Ray Miller was featured in The Central Western Daily this week for his commentary on how to support the local Central West economy through COVID-19. Click here to read the original article on The Central Western Daily online or see below.   Orange community urged to buy local to help businesses through coronavirus Written by Tanya Marschke (of The Central Western Daily)   Small businesses are fighting…  Read more

Time for a Payroll Health Check

  As we predicted with the introduction of GST, the ATO is focusing on ensuring employers are meeting their obligations to employees. As there have been a number of changes and in the light of increased scrutiny, we recommend that you conduct a review of your payroll processes. This includes but is not limited to the following.   1. Registered for Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting Unless you have applied…  Read more