If you're facing financial hardship, you may be able to make payment arrangements with ASIC for your fees. In some cases, they may also waive your fees.
Visit ASIC Bushfire Relief for more information and to access the online application form.
If you've been impacted but your business is outside the designated postcode areas, call the ATO’s Emergency Support Infoline on 1800 806 218.
The ATO can also re-issue lost or damaged tax documents and will allow bushfire-affected businesses to:
- pay their Pay As You Go (PAYG) instalments quarterly
- claim a refund for the instalment amount paid for the September 2019 quarter
- opt into monthly GST reporting to get quicker access to GST refunds.
Council rates relief
If you’ve lost your business or can’t work in your business due to the fires, or you’re a primary producer who has been impacted, contact your financial providers as soon as possible to let them know your situation.
If you believe your situation is not being given genuine consideration, contact AFCA for help.
All wages paid or payable to the following employees are exempt from payroll tax:
emergency responders (SES).
Planning Reform Fund and BASIX Certificate fees
SafeWork is offering rebates to small businesses and sole traders who buy and install equipment that makes their workplace safer.
For more information visit SafeWork NSW.