2020 WALGA Tax Webinars - Series 2





WALGA Tax Service is running another series of webinars over the next six months as part of our WALGA Tax Service Training Schedule for 2020. The topics for the webinars are as follows:

Simplifying GST on Grants and Appropriations: Friday 7 August

Receiving or providing funding? With practical examples throughout, we help simplify the GST implications of grant and appropriate funding.
  • GST Basics
  • Financial assistance payments (grants, contributions, appropriations, donations, sponsorships)
  • Application to GST on financial assistance payments
  • Practical examples and methods on how to approach each scenario

Understanding and maximising your Fuel Tax Credits: Friday 28 August

Local Governments using fuel for eligible purposes are entitled to a credit or rebate of that fuel used under the Fuel Tax Act. This webinar will explore what vehicles and activities are eligible for Fuel Tax Credits, along with practical tips for you to ensure you are maximising your claim.
  • Introduction and history of Fuel Tax Credits
  • What can you claim a fuel tax credit on?
  • Eligible business activities
  • Working through practical examples step by step
  • Record keeping

Salary Sacrificing Essentialsgetting the most to your employees: Friday 2 October

Some employees can significantly benefit from salary packaging where benefits that are provided instead of salary and wages are concessionally taxed for FBT purposes. Using practical examples, we show you when it's beneficial for an employee to salary sacrifice, and when it’s not.
  • What is an effective salary sacrifice arrangement
  • Common benefits that are salary sacrificed
  • FBT Exemptions and reductions
  • Novated leases
  • Practical examples

The real cost of ‘fun’ – FBT and entertainment: Friday 30 October

Christmas parties, after work drinks, gifts and Melbourne Cup lunches – all fun and games but what are the tax implications? This webinar will focus on understanding the FBT Tax and GST implications of providing entertainment.
  • What is Entertainment
  • Factors to consider when looking at Entertainment
  • Distinguishing between Entertainment and sustenance
  • What are the different types of entertainment?
  • How do you value entertainment?
  • Practical examples

Understanding your Employee and Contractor obligations: Friday 27 November

Ensuring you get the correct classification between an employee and contractor is critical to understanding the tax obligations for each. We walk you through what your obligations are for both employees and contractors for PAYG, Superannuation, and WorkCover purposes.
  • Why distinguishing between an employee and a contractor is important
  • PAYG withholding obligations
  • Superannuation obligations
  • Other potential government obligations
  • How to fix historical treatment if it was applied incorrectly

Getting the GST right on your schedule of Fees and Charges: Friday 4 December

Fees and charges are part of the ongoing revenue stream for all Local Governments. This webinar will focus on the GST principles that apply to fees and charge and arm you with the knowledge to understand to better understand your fees and charges registers.
  • History of fees and charges and where we are now
  • What is Division 81
  • Fees and charges method statement
  • Tie-breaker rules
  • Practical examples

Webinars - Dates, Logistics and Time

Interested in one but not the other? Please note, only one login is to be provided to each LG, so if your Shire is interested in multiple webinars for different departments, one login is all you need. This is done to ensure that each Shire can take advantage of our discount scheme.

Missed it or can't make a webinar? Don't worry, you can purchase the recording of the webinar you're interested in after the webinar date which includes a login and slides relevant to the webinar topic! Register your interest to purchase one by emailing eventswa@moore-australia.com.au 

The webinars will be run through Zoom - an online conference software. The login details will be sent to you in the days preceding each webinar.

TIME: 10:00am - 11:00am unless otherwise stated


Discounts will be applied at checkout if you attend 3 or more webinars, as detailed below (excl GST):

  • One webinar $220 
  • Two webinars $440
  • Three webinars $570
  • Four webinars $760
  • Five webinars $850
  • Six webinars $950

Webinar - Simplifying GST on Grants and Appropriations

  • Friday, 7 August 2020
  • 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Zoom Online Meeting
  • $220.00 Excluding GST

Webinar - Understanding and maximising your Fuel Tax Credits

  • Friday, 28 August 2020
  • 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Zoom Online Meeting
  • $220.00 Excluding GST

Webinar - Salary Sacrificing Essentials – getting the most to your employees

  • Friday, 2 October 2020
  • 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Zoom Online Meeting
  • $220.00 Excluding GST

Webinar - The real cost of ‘fun’ – FBT and entertainment

  • Friday, 30 October 2020
  • 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Zoom Online Meeting
  • $220.00 Excluding GST

Webinar - Understanding your Employee and Contractor obligations

  • Friday, 27 November 2020
  • 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Zoom Online Meeting
  • $220.00 Excluding GST

Webinar - Getting the GST right on your schedule of Fees and Charges

  • Friday, 4 December 2020
  • 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Zoom Online Meeting
  • $220.00 Excluding GST