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Professional Firms Allocation of Profits under review

The ATO has suspended the application of its guidelines in relation to the use of structures and Everett assignments as of 14 December 2017 which apply to professional practices including lawyers, architects and doctors.


ESV Accounting and Business Advisors Appoint Lauren Cusack as Client Director heading Forensic Accounting & Litigation Support

ESV Accounting and Business Advisors is delighted to announce the appointment of Lauren Cusack as Client Director heading Forensic Accounting & Litigation Support. This comes as we continue to grow and expand our capabilities to meet the needs of our evolving client base.


Australia’s corporate tax cuts – an incentive for doing business in Australia?

Overseas investors stand to be the main beneficiaries from the Federal Government’s plan to reduce the tax rate for companies carrying on a business from 30 per cent to 25 per cent by 2026-27.


ESV Accounting and Business Advisors recognised for Pro Bono Work

ESV has received special recognition for its pro bono work in the AFR and Chartered Accountants ANZ top 100 survey.  We are very proud to have scored highly for the number of pro bono hours carried out across the firm – equating to a day for each member of staff.


Fringe Benefits Tax 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...


Pushing Boundaries for success in life and business - ESV Business Owners Series

On Thursday 16th November, ESV held our final Business Owners Event for 2017. Clients and guest had the pleasure of meeting and hearing from one of Australia’s greatest explorers, James Castrission.