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Corporate Tax Topic 2018: Employee Share Schemes

Join our expert tax trainers as they discuss key corporate tax topics fundamental to business. This session provides an in-depth examination of Employee Share Schemes, combined with realistic client scenarios that demonstrate the topic’s key aspects.

Content Description

Targeting practitioners with clients in the larger end of town, this Corporate Tax Topic provide an in-depth examination of a topic, combined with realistic client scenarios that demonstrate the topic's key issues. This format will help you obtain a theoretical and a practical understanding of the topic.

Attendees will navigate the Employee Share Scheme (ESS) provisions comprehensively, including:

  • Overview of ESS concepts, operation and benefits
  • Taxation – discount, deferral and taxing point
  • Special ESS rules for ‘Small Start-ups’
  • Valuation issues
  • Tax implications for the employer
  • Consideration of related issues (e.g. contracts)
  • Documentation and Income Tax Return disclosures.

Learning Outcomes

Upon satisfactory completion of this webinar you will be able to:

  • Stay ahead of key legislative and regulatory changes and announcements to provide
  • Gain the knowledge you need while minimising your time out of the office
  • Ensure you are up-to-date on the latest tax changes.


This concise 1.5 hour corporate tax session has been specifically designed for our online education platform, to ensure maximum impact in minimal time.

This is a recorded webinar and can be viewed at a time that suits you.

Bruce Thomas, Bruce is currently a Senior Tax Trainer with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia, with over 25 years experience in tax.

He has written and presented training on a wide variety of tax topics for in-house clients and for public sessions conducted by the Institute.

Previously a tax manager with William Buck Chartered Accountants in Sydney, he provided advice to clients on the application of the Fringe Benefits Tax, GST and other taxes.

James McPhedran is a Senior Tax & Superannuation Trainer with Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand. James has 14 years experience in tax and superannuation with 8 years experience in the Self Managed Superannuation Fund industry. Prior to his role at Chartered Accountants ANZ, James worked in a tax and superannuation advisory role with Hayes Knight in Sydney.

James' extensive experience branches across a wide range of industries from mining and energy, to entertainment and professional tax bodies. He has acquired advanced knowledge in tax and superannuation through his work in a variety of tax advisory roles, from international acquisitions and business structuring, to individual and small business taxation matters.


Topic: Tax

Sub-Topic: Business Tax, Employment Taxes - PAYE, PAYG & FBT, GST, Income Tax, International Tax, State/Territory Taxes, Tax Administration

Format: Recorded Webinar

Proficiency Level: Intermediate, Advanced

CPD: 1.5 hours