Increase to the Instant Asset Write-Off (IAWO).

This notice details the Federal Government announcement on 12 March regarding the increase to the Instant Asset Write-Off (IAWO). This came into immediate effect as of the announcement.

The events that are currently unfolding around the world due to the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 are unprecedented. The Australia Federal Government released this first package as an initial response.

The packages are aimed at boosting the economy in the immediate short-term. Furthermore, their goal is to assist the recovery from the effects of the coronavirus outbreak in the long-term.

Instant Asset Write-Off package details

The details of the Instant Asset Write-Off package are;

  • Write-off threshold to increase from $30,000 to $150,000.
  • Expanded access to the write-off for businesses with an aggregated annual turnover of up to $500 Million.
  • Threshold applies on a per asset basis, so eligible businesses can immediately write-off multiple assets.
  • Only applies until 30 June 2020.
  • From 1 July 2020 the IAWO will revert to $1,000 for small businesses with turnover less than $10 Milliion.

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We hope that yourself and those around you stay safe over the coming weeks.


Additional relief package information

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