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Australian Governments, at every level, released stimulus packages aimed at individuals (inevitably those who lose their jobs through this crisis) and at…

COVID-19 is having a serious impact on cash flows of many businesses.  And who knows how many businesses it will take down with it before it is over.  It is…

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The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has added yet another acronym to the Australian tax lexicon by issuing Taxpayer Alert 2020/1 (Taxpayer Alert), which…
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The Commissioner of Taxation has finalised his views on the meaning of “employee share trust” in the recently released taxation determination TD 2019/13.
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We have for some time now heard comments emanating from the Commissioner of Taxation about their concerns that legal professional privilege (LPP) may be…

The High Court of Australia has today ruled, in a unanimous joint decision, that the Commissioner of Taxation may use documents subject to legal…

In a special pre-election Budget analysis, we have compared the Opposition’s key policies and announcements against those of the Government. 

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The Full Federal Court, comprised of five judges, has handed down its judgement, resoundingly rejecting the lower court’s approach to the taxation of…

With the Federal election expected to be approximately 5 weeks away, the 2019/2020 Federal Budget is an electioneering budget, aimed favourably at…

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In this Part, the final one in our four part series on the Commission’s final report, we look at tax governance strategies for clients.

The Australian Taxation Office has been developing guidance on the meaning of “restructuring” for the purposes of the demerger rules in Division 125

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