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Australian Residency Tax Trap: Permanent Place of Abode

Australian Residency Tax Trap – In order to be treated as a non-resident of Australia and thus not taxed as an Australian resident you must satisfy […][…]


Tax Issues: Hong Kong Residents Moving to Australia

In the growing unrest in Hong Kong, you may be considering moving to Australia – you should be aware of the following tax issues: When moving […][…]


Discretionary Trusts: Be Wary of Distribution to Foreign Residents

  In a recent Federal Court case, Peter Greensill Family Co Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation, the Federal Court found that a distribution from a […][…]


Tax residency: don’t forget to declare your foreign income if you are an Australian tax resident

Did you know that Australian residents are subject to taxation on their global income,? Certain mechanisms exist to mitigate double taxation on income earned abroad in […][…]


COVID19 – Is your status as a tax non-resident affected if you return home to Australia

If you are a non-resident for tax purposes, an extended stay in Australia due to Covid-19 to be with family and friends may affect your tax […][…]


Australians living overseas must start repaying student loans: HELP, TSL, HECS

If you are an Australian living overseas and you have a student loan, then you must register on MyGov by 1 July 2017 and start repaying […][…]



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