Find clarity in your claims and ensure you’re getting every dollar your business is entitled to.

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Understand everything you’re entitled to claim and receive more cash back at tax time.

Company and trust tax can be confusing. From understanding your obligations and specific tax considerations to identifying all eligible deductions and concessions, there’s lots to consider come tax time. Working closely with our team, we’ll help you to break down your tax claims and discover the simplest path towards a greater refund.

Our Tax Services For Companies & Trusts

Company tax returns

Company tax can be confusing. As one of the more complex business structures, companies attract greater reporting requirements and are open to a larger number of potential claims. With this in mind, we can help you to pinpoint eligible deductions and ensure you’re making the most of your business tax claims.

Trust accounting & tax

Trust funds have unique tax considerations that are independent of other business structures. Utilising an extensive knowledge of trust accounting and tax requirements, our team will ensure you’re effectively navigating the complexities of running a trust and understand how these things come into play at tax time.

Maximum refund guarantee

As your partner in tax, we’ll help you to maximise concessions like the instant asset write off and uncover other deductions or exemptions to boost your refund. With complete confidence in our expertise and experience, we always back ourselves to achieve the best possible outcome. Talk to us to find out more about guaranteed refunds.

Why choose Simmons Livingstone & Associates?

To us, it’s personal

We won’t just give you generic guidance and send you on your way. The two most important components of our business is our staff and clients, so we always put them first.

We’re proactive

Whether it’s keeping clients informed of tax changes or spotting opportunities for growth for our clients, we’re always looking for ways to improve.


At the end of the day, we’re here to help you achieve financial goals - whatever they may be. We do this by getting to know you and your situation, then helping you in whatever way you need.

We really listen

Everyone has a different definition of financial success. That’s why we really listen to our clients, so that every recommendation is aligned to your own unique goals.

Companies & Trusts FAQ’s

What information do you need to help me with tax lodgement?

Your business is unique and so is our approach to your lodgement. We work with you to understand your business and to ensure you will receive the maximum return whilst also ensuring your return is compliant. Speak to us today with no obligation or fee in our free 15-minute consult. Providing a copy of your bookkeeping/accounting software will expedite the process.

How long will it take to receive my refund?

Electronic returns are normally processed within two weeks. Paper returns are processed manually, taking up to 10 weeks. The ATO will process your return and issue a notice of assessment telling you if your entitles to a refund or that you have a tax debt to pay. ATO processing time is approximately 14 days.

Will I still pay tax if my business records a loss?

If your business records a loss, you can generally carry forward that loss and claim a deduction for your business in a future year. You may be able to offset your business losses against other types of assessable income for the same income year.

 There are certain conditions which must be followed. For further information and to discuss your circumstances, contact us on 1800 618 800 or email us at

How will COVID-19 impact business tax claims?

If you have been eligible to receive funds as part of the stimulus package, you will need to ensure these are included in your claim.

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