The objective of this program is to support small businesses subject to closure or highly impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) shutdown restrictions announced by the Queensland Government, to adapt and sustain their operations, and build resilience.
May is the month to show your support for Queensland’s small businesses. Shop locally and show how you support small business on social media with #supportsmall. Find information on immediate support available for small businesses as a result of COVID-19.
As the coronavirus impacts our country and our way of life, we’re not only helping farm and business owners to endure the COVID-19 crisis; we’re future planning with families and businesses to thrive beyond it.
The Government is providing cash flow assistance for eligible businesses in the form of two separate measures. The following is a broad summary of the key aspects of the stimulus package in response to the Coronavirus, as recently announced and enacted.
The Commonwealth Government yesterday released the second stage of its stimulus plan to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus and help build a bridge to recovery. A total of $189 billion is being injected into the economy by all arms of Government in order to keep Australians in work and businesses in business.
The ATO is expected to adopt a ‘benign approach’ to PAYG instalment variations in the wake of recent disasters. Business and farm operators should seek assistance to talk with us about where your profit is year to date and what options you may have to vary instalments.