An everyday occurrence across the business landscape in Australia is the practice of taking both existing and potential clients out
for a meal to cement the business relationship, with the cost of this meal often covered by one party.
Equally, business owners commonly reward by taking high performing employees out for lunch and covering the cost.
In conclusion, the provision of meal entertainment benefits can be a taxation minefield. We strongly suggest that if you have questions
regarding your business practices and how you reward your employees please contact us on (03) 5911 7000 or send us an
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