Bushfire support for business

Business bushfire support

bushfiresBusinesses in fire affected areas that have suffered direct losses or indirect economic loss may be able to access:
  • Recovery grants of up to $50,000 (tax free) 
  • Concessional loans of up to $500,000 for eligible small businesses (including farmers, fishers and foresters) and non-profit organisations who have suffered significant asset loss of significant loss to revenue. The loan would be for up to 10 years and used for the purposes of restoring or replacing damaged assets and for working capital. 
  • A range of State Government grants are also available.  Read more…

2020 NRL Footy Tipping comp

Be part of the fun in this year's FREE NRL Footy Tipping comp

This year's prizes will be donations on winners' behalf to worthy causes.

footy tippingFor every person who registers for the Collins Hume tipping comp, we will provide underprivileged children access to a sports development program for 3 months.

The program will help these kids grow into healthy and physically fit individuals and, at the same time, stimulate their educational development.

5 quick and easy steps to enter:

  1. Go to www.iTipFooty.com.au
  2. Click the 'REGISTER' button if you don't already have an account with www.iTipFooty.com.au
  3. Once you have successfully registered login and, click the JOIN COMP button.
  4. Enter the Comp # and Comp Password details below.
  5. DONE!  Read more…

Bushfire support and assistance

10M hectares, lives lost, wildlife on the brink, billions in lost revenue and clean-up costs

For many, returning life to normal is a long way off this summer. We summarise the help available to those impacted by the bushfires.

bushfiresWhat we can do for you
If you are impacted by bushfires, we can help. Many will need to lodge economic loss claims to ensure that the true value of what they have lost is recognised. 

We will help with these claims pro-bono. And, of course, to work with the Australian Tax Office (ATO) on disaster relief requirements.  Read more…

Expats and foreigners excluded from tax exemption

CGT and the family home

Late last year, legislative changes were made that exclude non-residents from accessing the main residence exemption. 

CGT and the family homeThe retrospective changes directly impact foreigners and expats whose main residence is in Australia or overseas. We explore the impact.

Key points

  • Non-residents for tax purposes excluded from the main residence exemption from 9 May 2017
  • Transitional rules allow non-residents to sell their property and access the main residence exemption under the previous rules (if they held the property continuously from 9 May 2017)
  • An exclusion applies where the taxpayer has been a non-resident for 6 years or less and a 'life event' occurs, such as death  Read more…

Experts to bring Renowned Workshop to Ballina

FREE Key Person of Influence Workshop

Dent Global, recognised as one of the world's leading business accelerator programs, are bringing their Key Person of Influence Workshop to Ballina on 27 February 2020 in partnership with Collins Hume.

KPI WorkshopThe Key Person of Influence program is predicated on the five levers of influence – Pitching, Publishing, Productisation, Profile, and Partnerships. Mike Clark and the KPI team will be hosting the 3-hour workshop at Ballina RSL where attendees will learn about the five levers of influence and how they can be applied to every business.

Mike has been travelling to regional towns for the past six months as part of his mission to help more business owners grow their business so they can 'make a dent' in the universe.

Read more…

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