⚠️ The Queensland Government’s Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program Round 2 will open on 1 July 2020. To get ready to submit an application, follow the ‘how to apply’ information here or call OBT’s friendly Business Solutions team on 07 5462 2277. Hurry! The first round closed fast.
In response to the coronavirus (‘COVID-19’) pandemic currently impacting the economy and businesses generally, each Australian State and Territory Government has announced relief and other support packages as part of the broader economic stimulus measures. We look at some of the Queensland Government’s key initiatives.
Advancing Small Business Queensland The Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy 2016-20 is positioning Queensland as the place for small businesses to start, grow and employ. The strategy focuses on stronger advocacy for small business, simplified and coordinated service delivery and connecting small business to opportunity…. Read More >>
Building your legacy How to redesign your business life Business lifestyle involves balancing work with other priorities in life, developing a culture that warrants engagement and productivity as well as developing the direction for lifelong business success. While you may have a strong lifestyle currently established,… Read More >>
Advance Queensland Ignite Ideas Fund Supports startups and small to medium Queensland businesses to commercialise market ready innovative ideas that will help them grow and compete in a global market and create new jobs. What’s important Tier One – up to $100,000 (excluding GST) per… Read More >>
End of Financial Year: Key Things to Know from QRAA With End of Financial Year (EOFY) fast approaching, QRAA share two key things that might be of value to rural businesses before 30 June 2017. #1 Extra drought money Drought-affected primary producers in Queensland can… Read More >>
QRAA Farm succession grants can help primary producers and their relatives offset the costs of succession planning. Rebates are available of up to $2,500 each year for professional advice related to family farm transfers. Eligible advice includes that received from solicitors, accountants, financial advisors and… Read More >>
Industry Skills Fund The Industry Skills Fund is available for any type of business with a grant being made available to assist individual owners and employees to improve their skills, subject to there being a nexus between the skills training and the anticipated activities within… Read More >>
The Early Stage Innovation Company legislation offers significant taxation benefits to eligible investors. To make Early Stage Innovation Companies work there has to be investors. Investors can qualify for two major tax incentives: the 20% tax offset – which is available for sophisticated investors –… Read More >>
Survival hints for small business The Early Stage Innovation Company legislation, which commenced operations from 1 July 2016, has introduced significant taxation benefits for investors. There is a 20% tax offset based on the amount of the investment and a capital gains tax exemption. The… Read More >>