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My Place: Local Community Survey

We know that areas like Green Square and parts of Erskineville are going through a lot of change. Help us understand how you feel about life in your community now and what’s important for the future. We will use your feedback to continue to work with you to shape a more vibrant, inclusive and connected community.

In December 2016, myDeductions functionality was expanded to help sole traders with simple tax affairs and no record-keeping software to record income and expenses. Individual and sole trader clients will need to update the app to access the new features. After they update they'll see a 'Personalisation' screen, where they can choose whether to use the tool as an employee, a sole trader, or both.

State Budget 2017-18

The NSW Government handed down its 2017-18 Budget. The NSW Budget sets out how the Government raises revenue, where the money is spent, and what the Government thinks will happen to the NSW Economy. The NSW Business Chamber Policy and Advocacy team were in the budget lock up to undertake an analysis of what the budget will mean for business and how the changes will impact our members.

NSWBC: How To Survive The Morning After EOFY

Avoid the taxing hang over! Don’t be ‘that guy’ who leaves it to the last minute and spends the EOFY eve burning the midnight oil and drowning in accounts mixed with a shot of something strong.

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet says the state’s 2017 budget will relieve cost pressures for 600,000 small businesses in the region through the reduction of red tape, including by axing insurance duty on a range of policies for businesses with annual turnover of $2 million or less. The 2017 budget, which delivers a $4.5 billion surplus, pledges to relieve cost of living pressures for families and business owners, and includes a $318 million plan to improve the viability of small businesses by removing insurance duty for commercial vehicle, professional indemnity, product and public liability, and crop and livestock insurance from January 1, 2018.