Book your complimentary 30-minute HR Health Check

DarnelleGeneral, Uncategorized

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Has workplace compliance been on your mind? Book in a FREE Health Check today. Underpayments, incorrect or weak employment contracts, and paying an employee under the wrong award are common compliance errors businesses make – they’re costly errors that can damage a business, but thankfully they’re all avoidable. Don’t make the same mistakes – arrange your complimentary 30-minute Health Check … Read More

Get ready for super changes from 1 July 2022


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From 1 July 2022, two important super guarantee (SG) changes will apply to your business. Mitchell, Accountant at 542 Partners, takes you through the changes you need to know.  

Your 2022 end of financial year checklist


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The 2022 financial year has been another eventful year for most, having to continue to face unprecedented economic conditions, among many other challenges. Now that we are entering the last month of the financial year, there are a number of matters which you should still attend to as follows: Review your accounts receivable. If there are any invoices that you … Read More

50% wage subsidy available for eligible employees

Kurtis ThompsonGeneral

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The Federal Government has recently announced a new wage subsidy of up to $28,000 (per employee), paid in $7,000 per quarter over 12 months, aimed at business owners that have recently (within the last 3 months) employed new apprentices or trainees. Your business may be eligible for the subsidy if: you engage an Australian Apprentice between 5 October 2020 and … Read More

Super choice rules will change from 1 November

Kieran BowdenSuper

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You’ll have an extra step to take if you have new employees who start from 1 November 2021 and they don’t choose a super fund. Katie, Account Manager at 542 Partners, takes you through the changes you need to know. As always, our team are here to help. If you would like assistance or have a question, get in touch.

Commercial tenancy relief extended for NSW businesses

Kieran BowdenCOVID19

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The NSW Government has announced the reintroduction of the National Cabinet’s Mandatory Code of Conduct for Commercial Leasing to mandate rent relief for eligible tenants impacted by COVID-19. The Regulation applies to commercial and retail tenants with a turnover of up to $50 million who qualify for the COVID-19 Microbusiness grant, COVID-19 Business Grant or JobSaver Payment.   Relief for … Read More

Changes to the Australian Superannuation Guarantee on 1 July 2021

Kieran BowdenSuper, Uncategorized

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An increase to the superannuation guarantee (SG) is set to go ahead from 1 July which will see the base rate rise from 9.5 per cent to 10 per cent. Kurtis from 542 Partners breaks down what Employers should consider doing before the end of the financial year in preparation for the super rate increase.  

FBT 2021 PDF

Kieran BowdenForms, Guides, Houses Downloadable Content, Industry Info, Templates

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The Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) year ends on 31 March, which means the ATO looks closely at whether or not every employer who should be paying FBT is, and whether they are paying the right amount. To assist, we’ve outlined the ATO ‘red flags’ for employers and employees when it comes to FBT. Download our FBT 2021 PDF