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End of Financial Year for startups [S&C MEL 13Jun]

Thu June 13, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

About This Workshop

This workshop runs through end of financial year (EOFY) topics of relevance to startups.

We’ll discuss:

  • The R&D tax incentive where you can get up to 43.5% cash back on R&D spend. Get ready now to be ready to lodge as soon as possible after 30Jun
  • general general principles of tax planning for businesses around EOFY
  • walk through a worked example of where your business is in a position to issue end of year dividends or bonuses; and
  • understand what it means to be an ESIC (Early Stage Innovation Company) and the tax breaks angel investors might be interested in around tax time.

Participants will receive slides and a tax and dividend calculator

Stay back after we wrap up the formal presentation to share a bite and a drink, and to continue the conversation…

About the Instructor

Remco Marcelis
Founder & Managing Partner Standard Ledger

Remco lives and breathes startups. He’s not your typical accountant, which is why he founded Standard Ledger – an accounting firm dedicated to startups.

Remco’s career combines management consulting experience gained over 10 years in multinationals like Accenture and PricewaterhouseCoopers, with experience at the coalface as a full-time CFO inside tech, medtech and crypto startups and as a virtual CFO for others. He has been doing the latter for 10 years, plus four years in venture capital firms, and during that time he has helped raise and invest more than $40 million.

He is a chartered professional accountant with an advanced MBA degree from the University of Adelaide, and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Remco also teaches finance topics at General Assembly in Melbourne and Sydney, and entrepreneurial programs for the University of Adelaide and Swinburne University in Melbourne. Because as a virtual CFO, investor and managing partner of his own business, he knows that entrepreneurs must be financially savvy to turn their startups into stayups.


Thu June 13, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Standard Ledger




Stone and Chalk Melbourne
Goods Shed North, 710 Collins Street
Docklands, 3008 Australia
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