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25
Mar

Navigating Risks in a Digital Age: ESV Cyber Security MasterClass

On Wednesday 20 March ESV held a thought provoking Cyber Security Masterclass at the Hilton hotel in Sydney. Tim Valtwies who leads our Audit team facilitated an interactive Master Class with Marcus Wong, Jason Wood and Reece Payne from Fortian who are Cyber Security subject matter experts.

25
Mar

Main Residence Exemption and Non-Residents

Non-residents may be able to breathe a sigh of relief as the widely reported changes to the main residence exemption may not be proceeding after all. The measures to change the rules announced in the 2017-18 Federal Budget have been caught up in the political turmoil in Canberra sand the...

14
Mar

NSW Charities to save as much as $15 million as Fair Trading cuts the red tape

Registered NSW charity and not-for-profit organisations will now be able to benefit from a recent agreement that has been signed by NSW Fair Trading and Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). This is a positive change for the charity sector and will see a reduction in unnecessary regulatory obligations and...

14
Mar

Tax risk management is crucial for Corporate Risk Governance

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) continues to signal its increasing expectation that large private companies will move towards compliance with the stringent corporate governance frameworks required of public listed entities.

14
Mar

Single Touch Payroll – The Horizon is in sight!

As you may be aware, the Australian Tax Office (ATO) implemented a Single Touch Payroll (STP) system on 1 July 2018 for all employers who have 20 or more employees as of 1 April 2018. This has now been extended, from 1 July 2019, for employers with 19 or fewer employees.

14
Mar

Emerging themes of Food & Hospitality sector

With massive urbanisation and growth, coupled with less farming and resources, a huge shake up is underway around about new food, new ways of producing it and getting closer to the customer. There is much change ahead and our Food and Hospitality team have ben partnering with our clients to...