A Comprehensive Guide to Employee Share Scheme

A Comprehensive Guide to Employee Share Scheme

What are Employee Share Schemes?  Employee Share Schemes (ESS) refer to programs initiated by companies to offer their employees the opportunity to acquire shares or an ownership interest in the company. These schemes are designed to incentivise and reward employees...
The ATO’s Legal Win Over SingTel

The ATO’s Legal Win Over SingTel

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has secured a noteworthy win in court against SingTel regarding its purchase of Optus, marking a significant moment for tax compliance among multinational corporations. This victory underscores the necessity for companies to adhere to...
Guide to SMSF: Compliance and Restrictions

Guide to SMSF: Compliance and Restrictions

What is SMSF?  An SMSF, or Self-Managed Super Fund, is a private superannuation fund that you manage yourself. It’s a way for individuals to save for their retirement, offering greater control over investment choices, such as stocks, real estate, and other...
Tax Guide for Lawyers

Tax Guide for Lawyers

Understanding the nuances of tax deductions is critical for lawyers, particularly with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) increasing scrutiny on expense claims. That’s why it’s crucial for you, as a lawyer, to understand what you can and cannot claim to...
FBT Exemptions for Electric Vehicles

FBT Exemptions for Electric Vehicles

What is Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT)? Fringe Benefits Tax, commonly known as FBT, is a tax employers pay on certain benefits they provide to their employees, including their employees’ family or other associates. The benefit may be in addition to, or part of, their...