About us

With the introduction on 1 July, 2000, of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Australian Business Number (ABN), and Pay As You Go (PAYG) Withholding Tax regimes Artist Escrow Services Pty Ltd was established to assist all non-resident entertainers, actors, and sportspeople to dispense with the need to personally comply with these local registration requirements while still enabling them to apply for the maximum reduction of their withholding tax rate and to obtain a full refund of any GST incurred during their Australian engagement.

Artist Escrow Services Pty Ltd provides a range of specialised services to international artists and sportspeople who tour both Australia and New Zealand. In today’s economic climate and digital world a performing artist’s primary source of income is earned from touring. It is our Company’s aim and objective to ensure that you maximise the financial outcome of your tour in Australia and New Zealand.

Artist Escrow Services Pty Ltd is associated with the CPA firm of Roseby Rosner & Young (RRY) which assists its clients in the formal filing of Foreign Resident Withholding Variation applications and mandatory Income Tax Returns. RRY, in its capacity as a registered Tax Agent, conducts all negotiations with the revenue authorities and files all necessary submissions relative to withholding tax clearances, tax disputes and audits – refer Roseby Rosner & Young Pty Ltd.


Who do we represent?

In keeping with our company policy of ABSOLUTE CLIENT PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY we may only reveal that our extensive clientele ranges from both the best known and highest profile artists in the world to upcoming baby bands. We well appreciate the problems each must confront while on and off the road.

Our firm also advises many live concert tour promoters, film directors, technical personnel, and corporate sponsors.




The Artists Choice

Artists Escrow Services Pty Ltd is the only business management firm in the Australia/New Zealand region

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Tax Rates

Summary of Australian and New Zealand overall tax rates and positions for Entertainers & Sports people


Associated with Roseby Rosner & Young

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