Tech Start Ups
We work with high-tech and innovative businesses because we understand what challenges the entrepreneurs face. We deliver you the expertise and peace of mind by freeing you from back office management and empowering you to focus on business growth.
We specialise in both the organisational structure of businesses and the making of investments.
Employee share schemes
Employee share schemes are corporate incentive programmes. They let employees to buy or be assigned business shares, providing tax benefits, incentives, and other benefits to both the individual and the company.
Tax compliance including state taxes
Our tax compliance services are aimed at ensuring our clients do not take unnecessary risk positions, and that they are well prepared and informed about all their issues and commitments.
The Australian government's tax break for early-stage investors encourages risk-taking investors to connect with ESICs, which provide start-up funding and business expertise.
The R&D Fund focuses on products with Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) 4-9 to assist them in moving up the TRL scale, attracting large-scale private investment, or expanding into worldwide markets.
Payroll and back office services
You need a comprehensive and scalable back-office support system that can grow with your organisation as its demands change.
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Actelion has experienced and enjoyed a great working relationship with Bates Cosgrave. They have advised on and processed all our employment related taxes for many years with ease and the utmost professionalism. This includes a commendable holistic service on the recent employee share scheme changes. I would personally recommend Bates Cosgrave.
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Employee share schemes (ESS) are a way for employers to provide shares or rights to their employees as part of their remuneration package.
It was one of the headline grabs of the 2022 Federal Budget: Small businesses could spend $100 and claim a $120 tax deduction.
Considering investment opportunities for innovative Australian start-up companies? In December 2015, the Turnbull Government announced the National Innovation and Science Agenda, introducing new tax incentives for early stage investors in innovative Australian companies.