Commonwealth Financial institution has revealed that 12,500 Australian companies initiated roughly $93 million in claims by way of CommBank’s digital function, Advantages finder, between June and December 2021.
Throughout this era, greater than 100,000 companies visited the Advantages finder for Enterprise dashboard, which offers entry and easy directions on find out how to apply for business-specific monetary advantages, together with state and federal COVID assist measures, growth-focused grants, environmental rebates, and non-financial advantages corresponding to free coaching programs.
The common worth of economic enterprise advantages (grants and rebates) claimed by a enterprise by way of the CBA digital function is sort of $11,000.
“We’re persevering with to spend money on our digital instruments and merchandise to make it simpler for our prospects to run their companies, and that features increasing Advantages finder,” mentioned Clare Morgan, CBA government basic supervisor for small enterprise banking. “We’re shifting rapidly to maintain updating the digital function for companies, with new grants, rebates, and different advantages regularly added each month and in response to real-time occasions, corresponding to the foremost flooding throughout Australia’s east coast. In current weeks, we’ve up to date Advantages finder with state-specific particular catastrophe help grants for flood-impacted companies. That is along with CBA’s Emergency Help, and the goal is to assist these impacted prospects discover the precise assist extra rapidly.”
Expanded for companies in June 2021, Advantages finder is often up to date with new advantages and rebates and to date has helped CBA retail and enterprise prospects begin a complete of greater than 1.8 million claims.
Prime enterprise advantages claimed from June to December 2021, embrace:
- NSW Covid Enterprise Assist Grant
- Talent Finder enterprise programs
- Youth Jobs Path
- New Enterprise Incentive Scheme
- Small enterprise charges and expenses rebate
Advantages finder at the moment contains greater than 40 advantages for NSW companies, together with advantages from the lately introduced NSW state authorities assist bundle. Nearly all of claims began by way of Advantages finder for COVID advantages between June and December 2021 had been by NSW companies, with the NSW 2021 COVID Enterprise Grant, with 2,369 claims and the 2021 NSW Micro Enterprise Assist Grant, with 1,476 claims, being hottest.