Banks Group

Banks Group has been providing specialist accounting and taxation advice to the Music, Arts, Television, Film and Entertainment Industries for the last 20 years.

Our Music & Entertainment division is managed by Serge Bolzonello and Slava Ha. Just ask some of the worlds leading performers and they’ll endorse their leadership in this highly specialised field.

Serge and Slavas dedication to the worry-free management of their clients financial matters is summed up in their mantra:
Our artists play the numbers while we take care of the numbers.

Our client list includes Jet, Eskimo Joe, Sneaky Sound System, Evermore, Pete Murray, Kasey Chambers, Midnight Juggernauts, Eddie Perfect, Temper Trap, Andrea Boccelli, Moby and The Breeders to name but a few.

Whilst we have exceptional music industry expertise, we have also specialist experience with: comedy, television and allied industry personnel, composers & writers, theatrical, managers & promoters and venue management.

Our services include but are not limited to:

  • Preparation and lodgement of GST (Goods & Services Tax)
  • Domestic and International tax planning
  • Global accounting resource – U.K, Europe and United States
  • Tour accounting and financial management/bookkeeping
  • Management of bank accounts
  • Annual taxation and compliance requirements
  • Tour reconciliations
  • Audits and Royalty examinations and forensic accounting
  • Tour budgets preparation and analysis
  • Business structures and negotiations
  • Residency issues and the use of foreign tax jurisdictions
  • Taxation advice with respect to publishing & recording agreements
  • Development and preparation of Export Development Grants
  • Withholding tax clearances for visiting performers

We have also worked extensively with the leading industry related legal firms to ensure the best possible legal outcomes for our mutual clients.

At the Music & Entertainment division of Banks Group, we are committed to providing the best possible financial management and ultimate wealth creation solutions to our clients.

We’ll take care of the numbers so you don’t have to.

Come and see us at our 801 Glenferrie Rd. Hawthorn offices and we’ll help you.


Phone: +61 3 9810 0700