Business Costs

Business Protection

Government’s Decision on Road User Charge Praised

The road transport industry welcomes the announcement that the federal Government has agreed to freeze the Heavy Vehicle Road User Charge at the current levels, NatRoad CEO Warren Clark said today. Th...

Payment of Invoices

Push to legislate 30-day payment terms

NatRoad welcomes the imminent changes to the Owner Drivers and Forestry Contractors legislation which directly impacts on invoicing payment terms for owner drivers. The Victorian legislative change is...

Phillips Basile Finance

Do you need to defer your monthly equipment repayments?

Partner, Phillips Basile Equipment Finance remains open during these challenging times. They offer some great advice to businesses impacted by COVID-19, specifically for businesses who may find themse...

JobKeeper Payment

COVID-19 JobKeeper Payment Explained

The Australian Government has announced a JobKeeper Payment that is a wage subsidy intended to help employers retain employees during the COVID – 19 emergency.  The JobKeeper Payment is a flat payment...

Economic Stimulus Package

7 quick facts to understand the economic stimulus package

7 quick facts to assist in understanding what is now available from March 12th 2020 via the Economic Stimulus Package. Both of the two initiatives shown below are available to all businesses with an a...

Arial View of the Highway

COVID-19 in Australia: Keep the trucking industry delivering essential supplies by halting toll costs or suspending the fuel-based road user charges

The Australian road transport industry plays an integral part in supporting Australians during the Coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic. As the impacts of the virus increases maintaining a fully functional ...

NatRoad rejects proposed heavy vehicle charges increase

The heavy vehicle charges consultation report released by the National Transport Commission (NTC) in December 2019 sought industry views on the Transport Ministers Council’s preference for an increase...

Getting paid within 30 days should be mandatory at law

MEDIA RELEASE The Payment Times Reporting Framework legislation does not go far enough to protect small business transport owner-operators. NatRoad CEO Warren Clark said, “The federal Government shoul...

Reminder: Fuel tax credit rates have increased from 3 February 2020

Current fuel tax credit rates Fuel tax credit rates increased on 3 February, so don’t forget to use the new rates when you calculate your claim on your next business activity statement (BAS). Th...