Important changes to lease agreements

By Matthew King on 14/08/2019 04:38:53 am

Do you work in a finance team, sit on a Board, or are you a business owner? Do you need to report to ASIC or apply accounting standards in the preparation of financials? If so, the best piece of advice you can receive this year is to check your leases....
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Igniting a spark: William Buck announce Spark Festival sponsorship

By William Buck on 14/08/2019 02:20:10 am

Commentary from Jack Qi, Director of Tax Services at William Buck and Maxine Sherrin, Program Director, Spark Festival William Buck Accountants and Advisors are announcing their Gold sponsorship to Australia’s biggest startup festival in October 2019, which aims to strengthen the digital and technological startup community. Jack Qi, Director of...
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Positive Full Federal Court ruling for Companies accessing the Australian R&D Tax Incentive Program

By William Buck on 07/08/2019 02:41:13 am

Companies accessing the Australian Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentive program can now do so with more confidence after a significant Federal Court ruling rejected The Administrative Appeals tribunals (AAT) somewhat narrow interpretation of what constitutes a ‘core R&D activity’ under R&D tax law. Based on our previous experience with...
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The Business SA June quarter survey results; opinion

By Jamie Mckeough on 06/08/2019 12:38:31 am

First appeared in The Advertiser on 6/8/2019 Uncertainty around the federal election result had an impact earlier this year on business confidence in South Australia, there is no doubt about that. But our continued slide in confidence is starting to point to wider issues in the South Australian economy, and...
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5 common mistakes to avoid for your employee share scheme

By William Buck on 05/08/2019 06:16:23 am

By Director of Tax Services Jack Qi and Manager Alex Zinzopoulos It’s fair to say that creating and maintaining an employee share scheme is outside the field of expertise of most startup founders. Because of this and the inherent complexity involved, we are often asked to resolve issues which, with a little discipline...
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How to nail your startup employee share scheme in 5 steps

By William Buck on 05/08/2019 06:16:03 am

By Director of Tax Services Jack Qi and Manager Alex Zinzopoulos Given the critical importance of attracting, retaining and incentivising key talent to the success of a startup, the merits of employee share and options schemes are well-accepted within the tech sector. It has become almost obligatory for startups and scaleups to set...
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