Although the ‘Technology Investment Boost’ has come to an end (it provided a bonus deduction for eligible expenditure incurred until 30 June 2023), it is important to remember that there are two further ‘boosts’ providing bonus deductions for small businesses, and both apply to eligible expenditure incurred up until 30 June 2024.
The Skills and Training Boost provides small or medium businesses with a bonus 20% deduction for eligible expenditure incurred on external training for employees, to support such businesses to train and upskill their employees.
This boost applies to eligible expenditure incurred from 29 March 2022 until 30 June 2024.
The Small Business Energy Incentive (Boost) is designed to support small business electrification and more efficient energy use, and will apply to eligible expenditure incurred between 1 July 2023 and 30 June 2024 (once the relevant legislation is passed).
This boost provides small or medium businesses with a bonus 20% deduction for the cost of:
that support electrification or energy efficiency.
To be eligible for either of the above ‘boosts’, a business taxpayer must satisfy a number of conditions.