Tax & Accounting24/06/2020 12:00:00 AM

COVID-19 Stimulus in-depth 1: Cash Flow Assistance Package

An in-depth guide to the government's package to boost cash flow for employers.

This webinar focuses on the program to help businesses manage cash flow challenges and retain employees by making payments of up to $100,000 through the PAYG system.

Please also reference the second part in this series COVID-19 Stimulus in-depth 2: JobKeeper Payments

In response to the economic dislocation caused by the Coronavirus, the government has pushed through a number of massive stimulus packages for employers and employees.

During the webinar, you will be guided through this complex package covering issues such as:

  • Which businesses are eligible for the program and which are excluded?
  • How does the program work?
  • How will payments will be administered and processed?
  • Understanding the timing of payments
  • Planning for the best outcomes
  • How this package interacts with other stimulus measures
  • Understanding the integrity rules built into the law

Webinar Learning Outcomes:

Participants will gain a detailed understanding of this new and complex area of the law, including practical tips on how assistance will be applied, if at all, to your clients. Suited to: Suitable for accounting practices, tax agents and business advisers who act for small and medium sized business clients.

Presenter Bio:

Mark Chapman is the author of Life and Taxes: A Look At Life Through Tax and has recently edited and updated the second edition of Australian Practical Tax Examples, published in September 2019, both published by Wolters Kluwer CCH Australia.

He has over 25 years experience as a tax professional in both the UK and Australia, specialising in tax for small business and individuals. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a fellow of CPA Australia and a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He holds a Masters of Taxation Law with the University of New South Wales.

Since 2015, Mark has been Director of Tax Communications with H&R Block Australia. He writes regularly on tax issues for numerous media outlets and presents on topical tax topics at seminars and other events. He broadcasts frequently on radio and television and writes a regular column for Money Magazine and Yahoo7 Finance. As a tax practitioner in the UK, he occupied a number of senior positions before moving to Australia in 2007 to join the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) as a senior director.

You will be provided with:

  • PowerPoint presentation slide deck
  • Supporting documentation
  • Webinar Recording to view multiple times for up to 6 months
  • An opportunity to ask questions to the presenter
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