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JobKeeper Payment Update | Monthly declaration due by 14 June

Final date approaching to claim JobKeeper wages paid in April & May For businesses intending to enrol in the JobKeeper Payment scheme and claim wages paid for JobKeeper fortnights in April and May, the last date for enrolment is 6:00pm...


Business Recovery Program

The business landscape has shifted significantly.  Non-financial, internal and external risks - most notably COVID-19 - have had a devastating impact on businesses, with many having to close and face the prospect of never reopening. In light of these recent...


$10K small business grants now available

Grant closed Due to an overwhelming number of applications, the Queensland Government has now closed the Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant for new applications. *** As part of its Economic Recovery Strategy, the Queensland Government has released a $10K grant...


Claiming home office running costs

In response to the vast number of people working from home for the first time, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has announced a temporary, simplified method for calculating a deduction for home office running costs.  Between 1 March 2020 and...


Job Keeper Reminder

If your business is affected by the coronavirus, you may be eligible to access the JobKeeper payment to assist you to be able to continue paying your employees. For a detailed explanation of the Job Keeper payment, please read our...


Queensland Jobs Support Loan Application – COVID-19

Due to overwhelming demand, the Queensland Government’s $500 million COVID-19 Jobs Support Loan scheme has now closed to new applications. QRIDA is continuing to process the large number of applications submitted as quickly as possible until scheme funding is exhausted....


Managing your QBCC compliance in uncertain times

QBCC (Queensland Building and Construction Commission) licence holders are required to continuously monitor their financial position and must report their key financial information to the QBCC each year. It is very important for licence holders to keep a watchful eye...


Job Keeper Subsidy FAQ

Businesses impacted by the Coronavirus will be able to access a subsidy from the Government to continue paying their employees. Affected employers will be able to claim a fortnightly payment of $1,500 per eligible employee from 30 March 2020, for...


Job Keeper Subsidy Announced

The Prime Minister has announced a further contribution of $130 billion to subsidise wage costs in order to ensure employees can keep their jobs as some businesses move into hibernation. Businesses impacted by the Coronavirus will be able to access...

Working from home

Apiary Financial staff will be working from home as of 30 March 2020

As the Coronavirus situation continues to evolve, we would like to reassure our valued clients that Apiary Financial remains fully operational, and our team members are all in good health. However, upon the advice of the federal government, we will...

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