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  • Talk Around Town This year has started off with a few issues, namely the fires and now the current threat, the Coronavirus, but there is enough written about those without having to re-cap. I want to say how proud I am, how proud the whole team at Transport Finance is to be working not only within the Transport sector, ...
  • Our Commitment To You The Banking Royal Commission some 9-10 months ago now highlighted a lot of faults within the Banking system and has caused a tightening of credit availability to the small and medium sized businesses across the country. The current Covid-19 pandemic has caused a second round of tightening with the Banks/Finance Companies credit departments. You now need ...
  • 7 QUICK FACTS TO ASSIST IN UNDERSTANDING WHAT IS NOW AVAILABLE UNTIL JUNE 30TH, 2020 VIA THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT’S ECONOMIC STIMULUS PACKAGE*. BOTH of the 2 initiatives shown below are available to ALL businesses with an annual turnover of less than $500 mil. $150,000 INSTANT ASSET WRITE OFF. Any eligible asset (vehicles, machinery etc) with a purchase price of $150,000 or less(excluding GST) acquired from March 12th to June 30th 2020. Asset can be NEW or USED (including Private Sales). The ...
  • JOBKEEPER Package The $130 billion funding marks a third tranche of stimulus designed to limit the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic on the country’s economy. Under the $130 billion plan, which was announced on Monday, businesses will be given the fortnightly wage subsidy to help pay their employee’s wages for at least six months while the business is ...
  • Government COVID-19 Stimulus Plan: Tax-related Measures Note: current as of 25 March 2020 Federal Government  Stimulus Measures Effective Date Support for businesses Instant asset write off Instant asset write-off threshold for depreciating assets under $150,000 for businesses with aggregated annual turnover of less than $500m The depreciable assets applies to both new and second hand assets first used or installed ready for use from 12 March 2020 to ...
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