Eleanor has worked with high wealth and ultra-high wealth family groups for more than 20 years. With a strong focus on family offices both domestically and internationally, Eleanor specialises in providing advice around estate planning, family governance and family administration. She also provides accounting and tax advice for family groups and trusts. Starting her career … Continued
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has released an update to its compliance guidelines confirming that a valid sub-trust arrangement maturing during the year ended 30 June 2022 may be converted to a 7-year complying Division 7A loan. The updated guidance extends this to all valid sub-trust arrangements arising on or before 30 June 2022 maturing … Continued
With the end of the financial year looming fast, it is an opportune time to consider the tax and financial affairs of your business and ensure that your year-end tax planning is in order.
Chris is a senior member of the funds management services team at Pitcher Partners Melbourne. With his 13 years of professional experience assisting a diverse range of clients, Chris provides accounting, taxation and commercial advisory services to privately owned businesses, not-for-profit organisations, high net wealth families and financial service businesses, including managed funds. Chris’ specialises … Continued
Working in professional services? Find out how new ATO Guidelines might affect you and your firm.
Four years after suspending their guidelines, the ATO has finalised its compliance approach to the allocation of professional firm profits with the publication of Practical Compliance Guidelines PCG 2021/4, set to take effect from 1 July 2022.
Join Pitcher Partners as we discuss this year’s Federal Budget and its impact on Australian businesses. Our comprehensive analysis will examine the tax, industry and economic implications of what is expected to be a ‘pre-election’ Budget, allowing you to make informed decisions and plan for the next financial year. Our expert speakers will discuss the … Continued
The Government has broadly left the superannuation system unchanged, with a minor extension to the minimum drawdown percentage to 30 June 2023. The Government confirmed that it will continue with the 50% minimum pension drawdown reduction for account-based superannuation pensions, extending the measure for a further year to 30 June 2023. This measure is intended … Continued
The overall structure of the Federal Budget 2022-23 appears to have been designed not to offend any voter in the electorate. To this end, it could be said that the Budget lacks a constructive and meaningful push for greater innovation or efficiency within the business community. However, in its defence, the Budget handed down may … Continued
The Budget provides funding to extend the Tax Avoidance Taskforce for a further two years to 30 June 2025, while expanding their digital data matching capabilities in respect of trust tax returns and payroll data exchanged with states and territories. Tax Avoidance Taskforce From 2023–24, the Government will provide the ATO with an additional $652.60 … Continued