COVID-19

HomeBuilder explained

HomeBuilder now open! PLUS a 3-month extension for Vic applicants

11/08/2020 by Andrew Morris in COVID-19, Mortgage Broking

On 4 June 2020, the Federal Government announced HomeBuilder – a federally-funded, State-Government-administered scheme providing a $25,000 grant for property owners in Mount Gambier, Hamilton, Warrnambool, Colac and Camperdown to buy, build or renovate a home, to stimulate the economy during COVID-19. South Australian residents can now apply for the grant via Revenue SA’s website....

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Hamilton SMSF Trustees – what you need to consider before the 2020 End of Financial Year

11/06/2020 by Kerrie Hughson in COVID-19, Superannuation

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everything from how we spend our weekends, to how we work. And for Self Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) trustees based in Hamilton, Warrnambool, Mount Gambier, Colac and Camperdown, it’s impacted how they could meet their regulatory obligations for 2019-20, as well as how best they can position...

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HomeBuilder explained

Warrnambool Mortgage Brokers explain HomeBuilder program

04/06/2020 by Sinclair Wilson in COVID-19, Mortgage Broking

A Federal Government handout to do up your home, and prop-up the nation’s building industry while we’re at it… sounds like a home owner’s dream come true, right? On the surface, the Government’s announcement this week that they were launching, HomeBuilder – a new home renovation grant scheme – had our phones in Warrnambool, Mt...

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Employee questions about JobKeeper

I’m an employee. How does JobKeeper impact me?

15/04/2020 by Sinclair Wilson in COVID-19, News

Last month, the Federal Government announced the JobKeeper program – a $130billion subsidy program so businesses can continue to keep employees ‘on their books’ even if a business is forced to close due to a COVID-19-related downturn. Last week, this initiative became law, meaning that an estimated 6 million Australians will, over the next six...

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Super and self managed super fund experts at Sinclair Wilson

Need early access to Super due to COVID-19? Mount Gambier SMSF experts explain how it can happen

31/03/2020 by Wayne Promnitz in COVID-19, Superannuation

You may be aware that the Government recently announced measures which allow individuals affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19 to access a limited amount of their superannuation early. Making the decision to access your superannuation early is a significant one and if possible, should be encompassed by financial advice. The Australian Taxation Office have...

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