Webinars

2021 Webinar series developed for non-finance and finance staff

GST, FBT and Payroll Tax for Local Government

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Developed just for Councils

At last - in response to council requests we have developed a comprehensive series of webinars designed for both non-finance and finance staff.

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Webinar Schedule

The content has been selected to cover the important topics that are most often the ones we advise councils clients about. Each session includes comprehensive course materials.

All times are in Sydney time

Topic

Date

Times

CPD Hrs

  1. GST basics and refresher

    Date: Tue 9 Nov 2021

    Times: 9:30 to 12:30pm

    CPD Hours: 3 hrs

  2. GST basics and refresher
    (repeat session)

    Date: Thu 11 Nov 2021

    Times: 9:30 to 12:30pm

    CPD Hours: 3 hrs

  3. GST for Accounts Payable staff, councillor fees

    Date: Tue 16 Nov 2021

    Times: 9:30 to 12:30pm

    CPD Hours: 3 hrs

  4. GST for Accounts Payable staff, councillor fees
    (repeat session)

    Date: Thu 18 Nov 2021

    Times: 9:30 to 12:30pm

    CPD Hours: 3 hrs

  5. GST on Grants & Appropriations

    Date: Tue 30 Nov 2021

    Times: 9:30 to 12:00pm

    CPD Hours: 2.5 hrs

  6. GST and fees and charges

    Date: Wed 1 Dec 2021

    Times: 9:30 to 12:30pm

    CPD Hours: 3 hrs

  7. GST and fees and charges
    (repeat session)

    Date: Thu 2 Dec 2021

    Times: 9:30 to 12:30pm

    CPD Hours: 3 hrs

  8. GST and Property Part 1

    Date: Tue 7 Dec 2021

    Times: 9:30 to 12:30pm

    CPD Hours: 3 hrs

  9. GST and Aged Care

    Date: Wed 8 Dec 2021

    Times: 9:30 to 11:30am

    CPD Hours: 2 hrs

  10. GST and Property Part 2

    Date: Thu 9 Dec 2021

    Times: 9:30 to 12:30pm

    CPD Hours: 3 hrs

  11. GST on compulsory acquisitions and easements

    Date: Tue 14 Dec 2021

    Times: 9:30 to 11:00am

    CPD Hours: 1.5 hrs

  12. GST Free swimming lessons

    Date: Tue 8 Feb 2022

    Times: 9:30 to 11:00am

    CPD Hours: 1.5 hrs

  13. GST and cemetery fees

    Date: Thu 10 Feb 2022

    Times: 9:30 to 11:00am

    CPD Hours: 1.5 hrs

  14. GST and Fund Raising Events

    Date: Tue 15 Feb 2022

    Times: 9:30 to 11:00am

    CPD Hours: 1.5 hrs

  15. Labour - PAYG, GST, Workers Comp, Payroll Tax & Contractors

    Date: Thu 17 Feb 2022

    Times: 9:30 to 11:30am

    CPD Hours: 2 hrs

  16. Payroll Tax

    Date: Tue 22 Feb 2022

    Times: 9:30 to 12:00am

    CPD Hours: 2.5 hrs

  17. Fuel Tax Credits

    Date: Thu 24 Feb 2022

    Times: 9:30 to 11:30am

    CPD Hours: 2 hrs

  18. FBT Intro

    Date: Tue 1 Mar 2022

    Times: 9:30 to 12:30am

    CPD Hours: 3 hrs

  19. FBT on vehicles, Associate Leases, Entertainment & Vouchers

    Date: Thu 3 Mar 2022

    Times: 9:30 to 12:30pm

    CPD Hours: 3 hrs

  20. FBT and car parking

    Date: Tue 8 Mar 2022

    Times: 9:30 to 11:00am

    CPD Hours: 1.5 hrs

  21. FBT and remote housing

    Date: Tue 15 Mar 2022

    Times: 9:30 to 11:00am

    CPD Hours: 1.5 hrs

  22. FBT travel, LAFHA, relocations

    Date: Tue 22 Mar 2022

    Times: 9:30 to 11:00am

    CPD Hours: 1.5 hrs

  23. Salary Packaging Workshop

    Date: Thu 24 Mar 2022

    Times: 9:30 to 11:00am

    CPD Hours: 1.5 hrs

  24. GST Q & A

    Date: Tue 5 Apr 2022

    Times: 9:30 to 12:00pm

    CPD Hours: 2.5 hrs

Pricing

An additional 10% discount is available for our GST AddIn clients. This brings the per webinar price to just $169 +GST.

21 Webinars

$3,950 +GST

$188 per webinar

No cap on staff numbers

Presentation Material

Access to webinar recording*

CPD Certificates

Total CPD Hours: ~52.5

11 Webinars

$2,350 +GST

$214 per webinar

No cap on staff numbers

Presentation Material

Access to webinar recording*

CPD Certificates

Total CPD Hours: ~27.5

By not having a cap on attendee numbers, staff from the finance team and the functional areas of the council can all attend each webinar. This allows for good interaction and team-building between finance and nonfinance staff.

*Webinar recordings are available for unlimited viewing by council staff for up to 6 months after each webinar.

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The full webinar package including course materials and video of each webinar is $3,950 +GST per council for 21 webinars or $2,350 plus GST for 11 webinars. There is a 10% discount for our GST AddIn clients.

Great value for our AddIn clients at only $169 +GST per webinar for the full package. By not having a cap on attendee numbers, staff from the finance team and the functional areas of the council can all attend each webinar. This allows for good interaction and team-building between finance and nonfinance staff

Past Webinar Examples

Who should attend?

All staff involved in financial transactions, pricing decisions, buy/sell negotiations need to be aware of how taxes impact decision making. Awareness helps prevent financial loss.

In particular, staff in the following roles would benefit from attending one or more of these webinars:

  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Fees and Charges
  • FBT
  • Accounts Payable
  • Property Acquisition, Sales & Leasing
  • Compulsory Acquisitions
  • Grants and Appropriations
  • HR, Payroll and Salary Packaging
  • Aged Care
  • Community Affairs
  • Payroll Tax
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Pat McCarthy
Principal

About us

Genesis Accounting is a boutique firm of Chartered Accountants that provides GST, FBT and Payroll Tax consulting services to the local government. Over the last 21 years, we have provided services to over 280 councils across all states of Australia. The firm’s principal, Pat McCarthy, is often called upon to be a keynote speaker at annual Finance Professional conferences and the firm has been a co-sponsor of these conferences for many years. The firm has prepared hundreds of ATO rulings for councils including nine Class Rulings and conducted more than 200 training sessions for council staff.
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"Each of my staff have raved about how informative and useful they are finding the webinars. Definitely have a very inspired Finance team."

- Natalie

"Great presentations, I’ve been doing FBT courses for a while now, and the information you have supplied over
the last two webinars has been better explained and better delivered than any others I have used."

- Paul

"First I must say that your sessions have been excellent with our team enjoying them and deriving some very useful tips and information."

- Stuart

"Just wanted to say myself and another staff member enjoyed yesterday’s FBT presentation, great job by you."

- Sherrill

Date

Times

CPD Hrs / Session

Webinar Topics

Tues 20 April

1.30pm – 4pm

2.5 hrs

FBT Wrap up

Tues 27 April

1.30pm – 4pm

2.5 hrs

GST & Fees, Charges & Rates

Tues 4 May

2pm – 4pm

2 hrs

FBT Part 1

Thur 6 May

9am - 11am  |  2pm – 4pm

2 hrs

FBT Part 1

Thur 11 May

2pm – 4pm

2 hrs

FBT Part 1

Thur 18 May

1.30pm – 4pm

2.5 hrs

FBT Part 1

Thur 20 May

2pm – 4pm

2 hrs

FBT Part 1

Tues 25 May

2pm – 4pm

2 hrs

FBT Part 1

Thur 27 May

1.30pm – 4pm

2.5 hrs

FBT Part 1

Tues 1 June

9am - 11.30am  |  1.30pm – 4pm

2.5 hrs

FBT Part 1

Thur 3 June

1.30pm – 4pm

2.5 hrs

FBT Part 1

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