Cessnock Business e-News Monitor – Issue 138, 17 July 2018

Another funding boost to help local business

16 Jul

Another funding boost to help local business Cessnock City Council has been allocated $15,000 towards a $30,000 Business Capability Study under the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) Community Investment Stream. This funding boost was the result of a successful application to the BBRF and Council will now be able to expand the program to ensure more businesses are

Small business wins from personal income tax cuts

16 Jul

Small business wins from personal income tax cuts Small businesses may benefit from the new income tax laws passed in the Senate in June.  The new legislation means as of 1 July 2018, anyone earning between $19,000 and $90,000 will receive a personal income tax cut. The owners of 1.3 million unincorporated small sized businesses in Australia who earn up to $90,000 will directly benefit

No plastic bags in supermarkets. What about small business?

16 Jul

No plastic bags in supermarkets. What about small business? Plastic bags were banned by supermarkets as of 1 July 2018, under a new system of self-imposed bans in NSW. However, where does this leave the huge proportion of small businesses selling retail goods? Woolworths and its liquor brand BWS stopped offering single use plastic bags on 20 June 2018. Coles, IGA and Big W commenced the bag

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