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Tax Residency

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

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 […][…]

Tax Advice

Are Gambling Wins Taxable?

Are gambling wins taxable? Typically, winnings from gambling are not taxable. BUT, there is a caution to this. The winnings of a “professional” gambler are taxable. […][…]

Tax Advice

Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) Investigating Tax Agents JobKeeper Restructuring

Are you a tax agent providing restructuring advice so that your client can obtain Covid19 JobKeeper? The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) has provided clear instructions on […][…]

International Tax

International offshore business dealings? Undeclared taxable income? Make a voluntary tax disclosure now

Taxpayers engaged in various overseas business dealings, such as owning overseas companies, trading in global shares, receiving rents, dividends, interest from foreign sources, or inheriting funds […][…]

Tax Audit

Tax Review or Tax Audit – Try to Satisfy the ATO at the Review Stage

Individuals, partnerships, companies, trusts, super funds are all at a risk of a tax audit following an unsatisfactory tax review.  Tax audits which follow an unsatisfactory tax […][…]



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