ATO tax time support: COVID-19 and natural disasters
The ATO has a range of year-end tax time options to support taxpayers who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and recent natural disasters.
Income statements can be accessed in ATO online services through myGov accounts from 14 July.
Temporary COVID Disaster Payment now available
The Federal Government has announced a temporary COVID Disaster Payment to assist workers who live or work in a Commonwealth declared hotspot, who are unable to attend work and earn an income as a result of state-imposed health restrictions that last for longer than one week.
The payment, available for Australian citizens, permanent residents and eligible working visa holders, is up to $500 per week for recipients who lose 20 hours or more of work, and $325 per week those who lose under 20 hours of work.
After 34 ½ years full-time in the Accounting Profession and 25 ½ years in full-time Practice from 1 July 2021 John Halys will be semi-retiring to enjoy life post full-time employment. For those who know John well you could say that he is taking his own advice.
Emma is buying John out of the partnership and the subsequently there will be a change in the business name to Emma Sells & Associates.