Small business owners Irene and Greg Stokes don’t believe the Victorian Budget will help them bounce back from the most difficult year they have ever experienced running their company.
- The Victorian Government yesterday delivered the State Budget
- It showed total revenue is down by 4.2 per cent and tax revenue is down by 11.3 per cent
- The Budget includes stamp duty relief and nearly $50 billion on other concessions, subsidies and projects
The Keilor couple have managed to keep their 12 employees in work at their wine-in-a-can business with the help of JobKeeper, but it has not been easy.
“There have been many, many months that Greg and I didn’t get paid but we made sure our employees got paid, we made sure our suppliers got paid,…