Hit your savings goal with these 5 steps

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Hit your savings goal with these 5 steps

Hit your savings goal with these 5 steps

We all have a savings goal that we would like to reach – whether you’re saving to buy a house, upgrade your car or go on holiday. Sticking to a budget can be difficult – especially during times where many have lost their job or seen a decrease in household income due to Covid-19. 1. The 50-30-20 […]

Federal Budget – What You Need To Know

Federal Budget – What You Need To Know Federal Budget

With the Australian Federal Budget announced last night, it can be overwhelming to make sense of the changes. We have broken down to what you need to know below: TAX CUTS Stage 2 Tax Cuts have been brought forward and backdated to 1 July 2020 (originally legislated to kick-in in two years’ time). The widely […]

New rules for the extension of the JobKeeper Payment

New rules for the extension of the JobKeeper Payment

On 21 July 2020, the Government announced that the JobKeeper Payment (JKP) would be extended by a further six months to 28 March 2021 on a scaled-back basis, with businesses being required to re-assess their eligibility to remain in the scheme. As employers will be required to re-assess their eligibility for the JobKeeper scheme whereby […]

Jobkeeper Update

Jobkeeper Update

The Government has amended the JobKeeper rules to allow more employees to qualify for the JobKeeper payment. This is achieved by extending the eligible employee test to also include eligible employees who were employed on 1 July 2020 (in addition to those employed on the original 1 March 2020 employment date). As a result, more […]

What To Bring To Your Tax Appointment

What To Bring To Your Tax Appointment

Not sure what you need to bring to your Income Tax Return appointment? As a general rule of thumb, here is a list of documents you should bring with you (if applicable) Work-Related Expenses Interest Earned Managed Funds Dividends Donations Bank Details (BSB, Acc Name & Number) Income Protection Insurance If new to our firm […]

Jobkeeper Payment scheme – what you need to know

Jobkeeper Payment scheme – what you need to know

On July 21 2020 the Australian government extended the Jobkeeper Payment scheme by 6 months.  Initially, the scheme was to conclude on 27 September 2020.  However, the effects related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has seen a proposed extension of a new end date of 28 March 2021, giving businesses and not-for-profits the opportunity to […]

Meet Andrew

Meet Andrew

Meet Andrew Catlow (some might know him as Dudley) Andrew is one of the four Directors here at Moore Lewis & Partners and has been a valuable asset to the company since 1996. Apart from providing traditional accounting and taxation services, including individual returns, Andrew offers specialised advice to our rural clients. Outside of work, […]

Meet Pam

Meet Pam

Pam is one of the four directors here at Moore Lewis & Partners and has been a valued member of our firm for 18 years. Pam loves working with numbers (especially when it reconciles). She also loves interacting with her clients – especially when she sees them year after year. Some of her favourite memories […]