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11
Dec

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.

11
Dec

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.

11
Dec

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...

23
Nov

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.

23
Nov

Navigating the Festive Season

As Christmas draws closer, so too do the workplace Christmas Parties and end of year celebrations.  Whether the event is onsite at your workplace or booked for a function centre, social functions like these are considered to be work related.  Consequently, there are potential legal repercussions and pitfalls employers (and...

23
Nov

Annual Australian Property Funds Industry Forum

ESV partners recently attended the annual Australian Property Funds Industry Forum, which was held by Core Property Research in Noosa between the 15th and 17th of October 2017. This marks our fourth year of sponsorship of the event, and the first year it has been run by new organisers, Core Property Research.