Tax Compliance

Ecovis Clark Jacobs’ tax division provides a very comprehensive range of advice to individual, corporate trust and superannuation fund clients. We have very clear skills in providing tax advice for expatriates, international taxation, GST advisory and tax planning for individuals and enterprises.

Our taxation specialists are multi skilled in many areas of taxation including GST, income tax, capital gains tax and fringe benefits tax. We are therefore well qualified to provide comprehensive integrated taxation advice covering all tax areas which may affect a particular transaction.

We provide tailored tax services for expatriates in accordance with both Australian and foreign tax legislation. As well as preparing the Australian income tax return of foreign residents, our team can advise on numerous issues including tax planning strategies, tax liabilities, Australian GST and compliance, to establish the best possible financial solutions for our clients.

We also specialise in assisting to develop business, investment and superannuation structures for asset protection and other purposes.

Research & Development (R&D) Tax Incentive & Concessions

Ecovis Clark Jacobs provides consulting services ranging from general advice on the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentive, through to full preparation and lodgement of applications and their underlying assessment and documentation.

Our services include “hands-on” assistance, or simply advice, in relation to:

  • R&D project identification
  • R&D strategy and management
  • R&D plans
  • R&D application, documentation and lodgement
  • R&D cost identification and tracking
  • Liaison with the ATO and AusIndustry
  • Audit assistance

If you are uncertain about whether or not your activities and expenditure will qualify, we would welcome the opportunity to discuss your circumstances with you.

At ECOVIS Clark Jacobs, our tax professionals have the qualifications and experience to guide you in making the right tax decision for your business and investments. We not only look at the impact of current tax law on your business, but apply our experience to look at what could potentially happen in future to threaten the security of your business and its operating environment. Our advisers also actively engage with our business clients to conduct annual tax planning and forecasting so there are no tax surprises come June 30. This is especially important for planning cash flow and in the budgeting process.

Talk to us about:

  • Managing the BAS/IAS process and filings;
  • Identifying transactions and their potential taxation impacts and exposures;
  • Fringe Benefits Tax implications of transactions;
  • Capital Gains Tax implications of transactions;
  • Tax planning and budgeting;
  • GST advisory;
  • Research and development incentives;
  • Monthly or quarterly reporting and budgeting.

Contact us:

Partner in Australia
Heath Stewart
Phone: +61 2 9264 1111

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