Your Knowledge - March 2021


In our March edition of Your Knowledge, we look at: 

  • COVID-19 Vaccinations and the Workplace:
    The first COVID-19 vaccination in Australia rolled out on 21 February 2021 preceded by a wave of protests. With the rollout, comes a thorny question for employers about individual rights, workplace health and safety, and vaccination enforcement. Read More

  • Fringe Benefits Tax 2021 - Tax & Employee Benefits:
    Fringe benefits tax (FBT) is one of Australia’s most disliked taxes because it’s cumbersome and generates a lot of paperwork. The COVID-19 lockdowns have added another layer of complexity as many work patterns and behaviours changed. We look at the top issues and 'red flags' for FBT 2021. Read More

  • Why are some businesses returning JobKeeper to the ATO? 
    Super Retail Group - owner of the Supercheap Auto, Rebel, BCF and Macpac brands - handed back $1.7 million in JobKeeper payments in January after releasing a trading update showing sales growth of 23% to December 2020. Toyota announced that it will return $18 million in JobKeeper payments after a record fourth quarter. And, Domino’s Pizza has also handed back $792,000 of JobKeeper payments. So why did they do it?
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