We are sure you are aware there has been a lot of press recently about the ATO stepping up its activity in respect to the ongoing collection of tax on a timely and efficient basis. Significantly this is not solely focused on large multinationals but also on private family businesses.
Ask 10 different people to define research and development (R&D) and you’re likely to receive 10 different answers. So the moment a government incentive program includes “R&D” as a primary identifier, there’s a good chance that people will very quickly determine their eligibility based on their preconceived definition of what...
Investing for your future has just had a shot in the arm with confirmation that additional amounts can be invested into superannuation from 1 July 2014. The Australian Taxation Office updated the contribution caps on its website this week confirming the increase.
Where a Responsible Entity (RE) for a hedge fund or fund of hedge fund offers product to retail investors in Australia, ASIC has released RG 240 (effective 1 February 2014) which requires greater disclosures to be made by RE’s.
Last Thursday 6 March, ESV was delighted to co-host an event with the Commonwealth Private Bank to discuss “what no one tells you about taking your business to the next level”.