Thomas Davis Co November Client Alert 2021 MSI *|MC:SUBJECT|*

After an extended interruption in the economic recovery by the Delta outbreaks, we appear to be back on track with states announcing the easement of restrictions and a plan to get back to a high mobility society. We hope you are all doing well - please reach out to us if you have any questions, or if there is anything we can do to help. 

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Check out the latest content below from members of the MSI alliance, and some recaps of how we work together to help clients.

Thomas Davis & Co Update

New this month:
  • ATO scrutinising gifts or loans from overseas
  • New data matching program: government payments 
  • Do you need a Director Identification number? 
  • Covid-19 relief for SMSFs extended
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Are you a director? Time to get ready for the launch of Director ID 

By Morrows. The Australian Government is introducing new requirements for directors, requiring them to apply for a unique identification number before 2022. This is part of a program designed to increase transparency and reduce business phoenixing. Get the details here!
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Demystifying the Employee vs Contractor Confusion 

By mckinley plowman. This distinction has been a hotly debated topic in the last few years, with several common misconceptions on the differences, and legal precedence ignited by the likes of ride-share services and new delivery business models. Here's an interesting article on the topic!

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Understanding Fiji's Mandatory Vaccination Laws on COVID-19 

By AP Legal. Different countries have different ways of managing the COVID-19 pandemic. Heres a dive into Fiji's Mandatory Vaccination Laws - No Jab No Job.

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Some other recent blogs include:

On the Road: How to Treat Work-Related Travel and Living Away From Home Costs 
Trust Distributions from a Discretionary Trust 
Support Available from the Government for your Business 
Financial Support for Workers & Businesses in NSW & Victoria
Time expires to challenge Fiji's "No Jab No Job" law