News Articles

November 2018

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Nov

ESV Young Professionals: Chelsea Pottenger

On Thursday 1st November, ESV Young Professionals held a networking night at Odessa by 1821.

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Nov

ESV Insights from the 2018 Annual Australian Property Funds Industry Forum

Recently, ESV Partners Chris Kirkwood, Geoff Tierney and Tim Valtwies attended Annual Australian Property Funds Industry Forum which was held by Core Property Research in Noosa. This forum is one of the longest running annual events in the Australian property industry, providing expert speakers and great insights into many of...

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Nov

Changes to the FBT impacting Car Benefits

The ATO’s Practical Compliance Guideline in relation to exempt car benefits and exempt residual benefits provides more clarity over the exemption available for car benefits.  Under the FBT rules, the use of certain eligible vehicles by current employees during a FBT year is exempt where the use is limited to...

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Nov

To Sell or What to Sell? – That is the question Pt 2

In our last newsletter, with food businesses being the flavour of the month/year from a transaction perspective especially with Private Equity we focused on the issues associated with an asset sale. In this article, we will concentrate on the main issues involved with share sales of food businesses.

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Nov

Key Things to Consider when Establishing a Family Office

Establishing a family office can be time consuming and costly, however with the right support and knowledge it can also be a simple exercise.  Building and maintaining a successful family office that is unified, clear and futuristic, however, can be difficult.

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Nov

US Ruling on Sales Taxes brings additional complexity for online Australian retailers

Online retail may be a booming industry as more and more of us are choosing to shop online, however for many Australian business who ship their products worldwide this sector brings many additional considerations and vulnerabilities.