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2015 FBT Return Seminars

Preparing Your 2015 Fringe Benefits Tax Return seminars  http://tinyurl.com/lpr8sgt

Who should attend?

These full day FBT seminars are designed for people who are responsible for the preparation or review of the FBT return.

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What fringe benefits do employers find the most difficult to manage? Entertainment and Cars – learn more at our Employer Obligations seminar, covering Immigration, FBT, Entertainment & Salary Packaging – Sydney 15 Oct – more dates and locations to be added. More information or register here: http://tinyurl.com/k2x2khd



Australian  Immigration  specialists, Gilton Valeo, and Employment Taxes specialists, FBT, Payroll & Salary Packaging Solutions have joined together to bring you a full day seminar. Our seminar will provide you with the essentials on Immigration, FBT, Entertainment & Salary Packaging so you can understand better the risks, opportunities and requirements.

The seminar contains four sessions – Immigration, FBT, Entertainment & Salary Packaging. Register for the sessions relevant to your role or register for the full day.

Who should attend?

If you’re responsible for immigration or employer obligations in your organisation, or just want to find out more about how it all works, then this seminar is a must attend. Whether you work in a non profit organisation, government or corporate entity (big or small), you will benefit from attending this seminar. Attendees include Payroll Managers and Staff, HR Managers and their teams, Finance personnel (accountants and AP staff) and Tax personnel.


Sydney – Wednesday 15th October 2014. Further dates and locations to be added

Cliftons Conference Centre – Level 13, 60 Margaret Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Registration for all seminars commences 15 minutes before each session start time.


$275 including GST for full day.

$80 including GST if registering by session

Group Discounts available by application

Session 1 – Immigration (9am – 10.30am)

In this session, Troy Andres, Principal from Immigration Specialists Gilton Valeo, will cover the fundamentals of immigration as they affect employers. Specifically, he will deal with:

  1. Immigration basics including what is a visa, what is a work permit and what is the DIBP?
  2. VEVO;
  3. The usual suspects – subclasses 457 and 186;
  4. Employer compliance – the need to stay vigilant about visa and sponsorship conditions!

Session 2 – FBT (10.45am -12.15pm)

FBT remains a challenge for all organisations. In this session Paul Mather will focus on technical and compliance issues, relating to:

  1. Cars
  2. Logbook  method
  3. Claiming exemption for utility vehicles
  4. Car Parking
  5. Relocations
  6. Claiming the minor benefits exemption
  7. Common mistakes from the 2014 FBT return season

Paul will also discuss the findings from our recent FBT Return survey.

Session 3 – Entertainment (1.15pm – 2.45pm)

In this session Paul will unravel the complex rules and provide a framework for managing the FBT liability on your entertainment expenses.

Included with this will be a focus on meals whilst travelling and claiming the exemptions for minor benefits and on premises consumption.

Session 4 – Salary Packaging (3pm – 4.30pm)

FBT Solutions recently surveyed over 4,000 organisations to understand better their current Salary Packaging arrangements, expectations and future needs. The response was overwhelming and salary packaging is alive and well.

In  this session Paul will discuss the key benefits to package, the current trends and how to make sure your salary packaging arrangements are compliant.

Paul Mather

Director & Registered Tax Agent

FBT, Payroll & Salary Packaging Solutions

T: 02 8079 2924   F: 02 8249 8101   M: 0403 050 358

E: paul.mather@fbtsolutions.com.au

W: www.fbtsolutions.com.au

A: Level 4, 95 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000


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2013 FBT & Salary Packaging Essentials Seminars: Wednesday 9 October in Melbourne & Wednesday 16 October in Sydney – register online at:      http://tinyurl.com/ahzgehb