Local Buy offers Small and Regional Business' Package

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Local Buy has listened to the needs of suppliers and councils and is providing crucial support to regional communities. We want to make it as easy as possible for small, local businesses to get more work so that they can get back on their feet sooner.

The Small and Regional Business’ Support Package will provide financial relief for small business suppliers that are already listed on Local Buy’s panels, as well as those that join through the refresh of our current panels.

We are waiving the first-year annual administration fee and offering a rebate credit for work performed and invoiced in Quarter 1 (July to September) of the 2020–21 financial year to provide financial relief to small businesses who qualify during this difficult time.

To be eligible you will need to be a business that has less than 20 full time equivalent employees (including FT, PT, casual and sub-contractors used on a permanent, semi- permanent or regular basis), or have annual turnover of less than $2m (forecast forThe package includes:

  • The waiving of your administration fees due in the 2020-21 Financial Year (usually $600 plus GST).
  • A three-month waiver on rebates payable for work  performed and invoiced for Queensland customers (including councils, government owned corporations, state government and not for profits) between July and September 2020 (Q1). financial year 2019-20).

Find out further information about the Small and Regional Businesses' Package.