COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19

Work from home

Working from home tax deductions

The ATO has introduced a simplified method for claiming deductions for anyone working from home as a result of COVID-19. Between 1 March and 30 June 2020, taxpayers will be able to claim 80 cents per ...

Tax Time

Ways to help you get ready for tax time

2020 has been a very challenging time for businesses, with COVID-19, bushfires and drought taking an unprecedented toll on many. While tax and super may not be on the top of your mind during these tim...

Truck during Curfew

Queensland overnight delivery curfews extended

The Queensland Government’s decision to extend the suspension of curfews on overnight deliveries to supermarkets and essential businesses has been welcomed by NatRoad. Queensland supermarkets an...

Traffic at toll

NHVR doing the right thing with fees freeze

NatRoad has praised the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator for its fee freeze announced today. Warren Clark CEO of NatRoad said that fees and charges imposed by all road agencies should follow suit and ...

Protecting Regional Businesses

Backing small regional businesses affected by COVID-19

Great news as the Australian Government has committed more than $4.7 million to provide small regional businesses affected by COVID-19 with access to free and confidential financial counselling. The a...

Asset Write Off

Instant asset write-off expansion

The instant asset write-off was expanded in March to support businesses through COVID-19. From 12 March 2020 until 30 December 2020, the instant asset write-off: ■        threshold for each asset incr...

Pay your Super

What to do if you couldn’t pay super on time

COVID-19 has had a significant financial impact on small businesses. The regular payments that you’re normally able to keep up with may be missed or not paid in full, such as your employees̵...

JobKeeper Update

Monthly reporting for JobKeeper payments

Businesses that have enrolled for the JobKeeper Payment and identified their eligible employees will need to make a business monthly declaration to the ATO. A registered tax professional can also do t...

COVID-19 Grants

Updated COVID-19 grants & financial assistance

The NatRoad COVID-19 Grant & Financial Assistance Report is available to NatRoad members as part of their membership on the NatRoad website. This will continue to be updated as needed. All listed ...