Coronavirus Information and support for Business

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Increasing the Instant Asset Write-Off- The instant asset write-off threshold has been increased from $30,000 to $150,000 and expanded access to include businesses with aggregated annual turnover of less than $500 million (up from $50 million).

Boosting cash flow for employers- Provides $25,000 back to small and medium-sized businesses, with a minimum payment of $2,000 for eligible businesses. The payment will provide cash flow support to businesses with a turnover of less than $50 million that employ staff. The payment will be tax free.

Supporting apprentices and trainees- If you employ an apprentice or trainee you may be eligible for a wage subsidy of 50 per cent of their wage paid from 1 January 2020 to 30 September 2020. You can register for the subsidy from early April 2020.

The Instant Asset Write-Off (IAWO) Threshold- The higher IAWO threshold provides cash flow benefits for businesses that will be able to immediately deduct purchases of eligible assets each costing less than $150,000. The threshold applies on a per asset basis, so eligible businesses can immediately write‑off multiple assets.

For more information, you can contact: Paul Henderson from Ausindustry
03 5442 4199 or 0428 360 230, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Visit the Australian Government Business website for further information...