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Geelong Chamber of Commerce is a proud sponsor of Localised. Working in partnership to support, educate and facilitate a healthy, vibrant business community.

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Geelong Chamber of Commerce is a proud sponsor of Localised. The Chamber's role is to support, educate and facilitate a healthy, vibrant business community.

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"Partnering with Localised has provided our members with more opportunities to network and promote their business in the region. Together, we're helping connect local businesses and helping to grow the local economy.”

Bernadette Uzelac | CEO | Geelong Chamber of Commerce

Bernadette Uzelac - Geelong Chamber of Commerce

Expert Articles from Localised Champions

Pay Roll Tax Cuts in Regional Victoria

By Paul Gray

New data has shown how businesses across regional Victoria have taken advantage of the Victorian Government’s regional payroll tax cuts.  The numbers show businesses have saved more than $31 million in the first financial year it was introduced. Since 1 July 2017, a lower Victoria payroll tax rate of 3.65% has applied to wages paid…

Further clarity on payroll tax for contractors

By Paul Gray

As payroll tax provisions come under increased scrutiny by Revenue Offices, another case has provided clarity on how they should be interpreted. In Nationwide Towing & Transport Pty Ltd v Commissioner of State Revenue (No 2) [2018] VSC 609, the Victorian Supreme Court has dealt the Victorian State Revenue Office a blow by setting aside…

Cryptocurrencies – Keep Your Records

By Paul Gray

In light of the ATO’s current position that income from cryptocurrency sales will generally be taxed under capital gains tax (CGT) provisions and increased scrutiny on cryptocurrency transactions, taxpayers should ensure they keep accurate records of cryptocurrency transactions. Its slightly ironic given the nature of most cryptocurrencies, however the CGT record-keeping rules require taxpayers keep…

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