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FBT and Christmas Parties

Christmas parties aren’t all fun and joy, with the ATO requiring you to consider the Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) implications of such events.  The two main methods for determining the FBT cost are the 50/50 and actual methods.  Note the same methodology must be used for meal entertainment benefits throughout...


Christmas Parties and HR

Throughout the festive season, many of you will have organised office parties, functions with clients and other events to celebrate the year coming to an end.  Whether the event is onsite at your workplace or booked for a function centre, social functions like these are considered to be work related. ...


Getting The Best Out Of Your Business And Yourself – ESV Business Owners Event With Nigel Marsh

On Wednesday 23 November ESV held our final Business Owners Event for the year with bestselling author and brand expert, Nigel Marsh.


Superannuation Reform Exposure Draft: Personal Contributions, Work Test and Tax Offsets

The Government has recently released three tranches of exposure draft for its proposed superannuation reforms.   The exposure drafts address three areas, including the rules around deducting personal contributions and the work test, the reduced cap on concessional contributions and revised limits on non-concessional contributions.