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REOPENED: Government Grant to move to XERO $1,200 rebate

The Victorian Government have reopened the Small Business Digital Adaptation Program, a $20 million initiative to help Victorian sole traders, micro and small businesses adapt to a digital operating environment.

Through the program, businesses will receive a $1,200 rebate to cover 12 months’ access for selected digital products, from suppliers that have partnered with the state government. Businesses can also trial selected digital business management tools to adapt websites, transition to e-commerce and manage finances.

Eligible Criteria

The Small Business Digital Adaptation Program targets small businesses, sole traders, and micro businesses looking to enhance their digital operating environment. To be eligible for the program an applicant must:

  • Operate a business located in Victoria
    •  Hold an Australian Business Number (ABN)
    •  Have held that ABN on 13 September 2019
    •  Be registered for Goods and Services Tax (GST) on 13 September 2020 (unless you are not required by relevant tax law to be registered for GST).

Move to Xero

Included on the list of 14 partnered suppliers is Xero, a cloud-based accounting software that can manage all your small business needs, from; invoicing, bank reconciliation, inventory, purchasing, expenses, bookkeeping and STP compliant payroll.

Xero is C&H Accounting Group’s preferred accounting software for small businesses and sole traders.

Don’t currently have an accounting software, starting a new business or wanting to move to Xero from an existing accounting software? You may be eligible to receive the $1,200 rebate.

If you believe that your business may be eligible for the rebate and/or have questions about moving to Xero, C&H Accounting Group can assist. Applications close 5 December 2021.