Personal Finances

EOFY 2022

If this year has gone by in the blink of an eye, we’ve got you covered for all things end of financial year.

Christina Houndalas

Accountant

At Illumin8

10 Years of Illumin8

We're celebrating 10 Years Of Illumin8! Here are a few thoughts from our team, and some kind messages from our industry and clients.

by Illumin8

Your Local Accountant

Your Business

2022 Illumin8 Budget Recap

In the 9th edition of this government's budget, will they break out any new tunes or stick to playing the hits?

by Illumin8

Your Local Accountant

Tax

Tax Planning - Let's get Fiscal

It's tax planning season - and personally, my favourite time of year (I'm weird like that). So, what do you need to think about when it comes to tax savings in the lead up to 30 June?

Amanda Oppel

Accountant

Xero

How to pay people using Xero

So you have just taken on your first employee (congrats!) and now you have to pay them! Here's how...

Shane Scott

Head of Process Technology

Covid

2022 COVID Support Packages

New year, new support for small businesses. Updated as info comes to hand.

Jason Williams

Business Sherpa

At Illumin8

Are you running this year?

2022 is upon us - what a time to be alive!

Andrew Van De Beek

Founder & Head of Purpose

At Illumin8

Farewell Mav

Excitement and fear - The two contradicting but so often coupled emotions that come with a significant change. That was me 19 months ago.

Your Business

Australian director ID is HERE!

The Australian director ID is HERE! If you want to become a director or are already one, you'll need a director ID.

Superannuation

Stapled Super Funds for Employees

Coming soon from the ATO, a plan to help reduce superannuation account fees.

Kate Stathis

Head of Bookkeeping

Covid

Rent Relief Scheme for Business Owners

We could all use a little relief, but it's a little (lot) more complicated this time around.

Jason Williams

Business Sherpa

Covid

Latest Government COVID Support - Victoria

An ever-updating list of what's available for Victorian Business.

Jason Williams

Business Sherpa

At Illumin8

M8's Rates from Illumin8

We're here to look after our M8's

Andrew Van De Beek

Founder & Head of Purpose

At Illumin8

Budget 2021-22 Recap!

So what were the real takeaways from last night, and are any going to have a real impact on you? Let's dive into it...

Jason Williams

Business Sherpa

Your Business

Got a business car? It's FBT time!

As the end of the Fringe Benefits Tax year draws near, 31 March, there are a few things you need to know if you use a motor vehicle in your business.

Shane Scott

Head of Process Technology

Covid

Fair Work Australia - Employer Lockdown Responsibilities

What are your employer obligations to employees during a lockdown scenario?

Jason Williams

Business Sherpa

At Illumin8

I started a job in a pandemic!

Starting a new job in a pandemic? It doesn't have to be an awful experience.

Keira Patman

Bookkeeper

Covid

JobMaker - Are we Keeping, Seeking or Making?

Meet me on the other side (of JobKeeper)

Jason Williams

Business Sherpa

Your Business

Digital Adaptation - To adapt or not? UPDATED AGAIN!

A few changes to the existing Victorian Small Business Digital Adaption Program (Rebate), making it easier to apply than before.

Jason Williams

Business Sherpa

Covid

JobKeeper Extension - Monthly Declaration Time

Now is time to get your first monthly business declaration for the JobKeeper Extension in, here's how.

Jason Williams

Business Sherpa

At Illumin8

A HUNDRED BILLION DOLLARS! (less a bit)

The story that is the 2020-21 federal budget and beyond.

Jason Williams

Business Sherpa

Covid

Am I eligible for JobKeeper 2.0?

So the big question that everyone wants to know, AM I ELIGIBLE FOR JOBKEEPER 2.0? Let's have a really quick look.

Jason Williams

Business Sherpa

Covid

JobKeeper 2.0 - The eagle has landed

Like flying into Heathrow Airport, JobKeeper 2.0 has been circling for weeks leaving you with your seatbelt on and desperate for the toilet. Now that it has landed.

Jason Williams

Business Sherpa

Covid

Changes to Fair Work, not fair work

With fairs still restricted due to the coronavirus and the 5km radius limiting my ability to run away to the circus, focus turns in the other Fair Work.

Jason Williams

Business Sherpa

Covid

Testing, (alternative) testing, one two...

With mere days to go before the end of an era (JobKeeper 1.0), J-Fry finally dropped the long-awaited legislation behind the Alternative Decline in Turnover Test Rules.

Jason Williams

Business Sherpa

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