VIC Small Business Digital Adaptation Program

The $20 million Small Business Digital Adaptation Program is now open

Help for small businesses, sole traders and micro-businesses to build digital capability in day-to-day operations.

Spaces for the Small Business Digital Adaptation Program are limited. Registrations will remain open until funds are exhausted or until 11.59pm on 28 February 2021, whichever is earlier.

The program […]

Digital hub to support small business mental health

Ahead for Business support and resources for small business owners

The Ahead for Business digital hub has relaunched with an expanded range of resources to support your mental health and wellbeing as a small business owner.

This digital hub will offer much-needed support for small businesses mental health through any adverse event and more […]

2020/21 Federal Budget Summary

Salisbury Accountants Federal Budget Summary 2020/21

1. Personal income tax changes

1.1 Changes to personal income tax rates

The Government has announced that it will bring forward changes to the personal income tax rates that were due to apply from 1 July 2022, so that these changes now apply from 1 July 2020 (i.e., from […]

VIC and ACT grants

Manufacturing industry grants

Future Industries Manufacturing Program – VIC

If you’re an innovative manufacturing company in Victoria, the Future Industries Manufacturing Program could be for you — providing you have the funds to back it up.

This grant program encourages manufacturers in Victoria to invest in new manufacturing technologies and processes as a way to […]

Grant can help your business reach more customers online

SMEA Digital Transformation Grant

Many small businesses lack the technical resources to thrive in the competitive digital sphere – especially during a recession.

The SMEA Digital Transformation Grant supports your online marketing goals, using the best tools available. Successful applicants run a targeted three-month digital campaign with an award-winning Australian agency.

Grant Eligibility

Does your […]

NSW Southern Border small business support grant

$45 million for Southern Border small businesses

Opens 8 September 2020

The NSW Government is providing a grant for small businesses in eligible local government areas (LGAs) that have been impacted by the closure of the NSW and Victorian border.

The ‘Southern border small business support grant’ is designed to provide immediate, […]

Financial assistance for VIC businesses

VIC Payroll tax deferrals

Businesses with payrolls up to $10 million can defer their liabilities for the first half of the 2020-21 financial year.

VIC Payroll tax refunds

Eligible businesses can claim an emergency tax relief refund of payroll tax already paid in the 2019-20 financial year.

Financial assistance for NSW business

NSW Payroll tax deferral

Option of deferring 2019-20 payroll tax to October 2020. Instalment plans can be entered into after October 2020. Payroll tax threshold has increased to $1m for 2020-21.

NSW Export Assistance Grant Program

Opening soon

Up to $10,000 for up to 1,000 eligible small or medium NSW […]

VIC Business Support Fund – Expansion

Grants to support Victorian businesses through renewed COVID19 restrictions

Applications for the program extended until 14 September 2020.

One-off grants will be available to eligible businesses under the Business Support Fund – Expansion program offering $5,000 for employing businesses in regional LGAs except Mitchell Shire and $10,000 for employing businesses in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell […]

VIC Business Support Fund Expansion

$5,000 grants to support VIC businesses through renewed COVID-19 restrictions

Applications for the program close 19 August 2020.

The Victorian Government has announced that Stage 3 ‘Stay at Home’ will be in reinstated across metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire from 11:59 on 8 July 2020 to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Victoria. […]