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The 3 Steps to ‘Stapled Super’ for Employers

From 1 November 2021, employers will be required to adhere to the new ‘stapled super’ rules and processes. Find out about the stapled super system and your new obligations as an employer.

When will I receive my tax cut? An update for individuals and investors

The Federal Budget has revealed that the Government plans to bring forward Stage 2 of its Personal Income Tax Plan lowering taxes for individuals from 1 July 2022 to 1 July 2020.

Making the most of the JobMaker Hiring Credit

If you are thinking about hiring any new employees from today onwards, it is worth considering if your business will be eligible to receive the JobMaker Hiring Credit. 

Super Guarantee is Rising to 12% Over the Next 5 Years.  What Does This Mean For Your Business?

Currently the mandatory Superannuation Guarantee rate is 9.5%. The following changes are already legislated and will apply unless the law is amended.

Early Stage Innovation Companies

Did you know investors in Early Stage Innovation Companies do not pay capital gains tax on their investment for up to 10 years?

Small Business Changes for Treasury to Consider to Reboot the Economy – Would These Changes Help Your Small Business?

We brainstormed the tax changes we would like to see to help small businesses grow, cut red tape, keep worker’s employed and help the economy rebound. 

Confusion over “Casuals”

The decision in the recent Federal Court Case of Workpac v Rossato has received a lot of attention in the media over the last few days, and rightly so. 

Update On Australian Banks: Small Business Assistance Package

We have previously addressed in our blog series the actions the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) have taken to ensure businesses have access to cash more easily during these difficult times: RBA Incentives for Banks. Specifically they have slashed the cash rate to a record low of 0.25% and introduced a $90 billion Term Facility funding to banks.

What does the ATO know about you and what do they do with this information?

A very comprehensive data matching program has been in place at the ATO for a number of years and it is getting more sophisticated each year.  This is what the ATO already knows about you and what they do with the information.

Do you have a plan?

It has been said that a goal without a plan is just a wish. As we come to the end of the financial year, now is a great time to take some time out from the day-to-day and think about what lies ahead for you, your business and your financial position.

Thinking about expanding your business overseas?

The current economic climate and speed of communication via the internet allows international expansion to happen faster than ever before. At Macro, we like to look at four key pillars when our high grow businesses leap offshore.


220 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia

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12/7 Grevillea St, Byron Bay NSW, Australia

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2030 Main Street, Irvine, CA, USA

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Level 1, Suite 4

220 Melbourne Street

South Brisbane QLD 4101

+61 7 3844 5555


12/7 Grevillea St
Byron Bay NSW 2481

+61 2 6699 8000


Suite 1300

2030 Main Street
Irvine, CA 92614, USA

+1 949 209 9449