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Build-to-Rent and Windfall Gains Tax panel discussion

The Victorian Government’s latest Build-to-Rent announcements and the Windfall Gains Tax are on the agenda at the next Hall & Wilcox panel discussion. SW’s James Ye (叶嘉) and Robert Parker will be joining experts Mark Dawson (Urbis), Sean Ryan (Greystar) and Meg Lee and Eugene Chen (Hall & Wilcox) at the next Hall & Wilcox property sector event in Melbourne. Global players in the […]

Government moves forward with crypto – payments reform

New applications of blockchain-based technologies are continuously evolving, leaving many governments racing to implement suitable frameworks for the interactions of these technologies on their economies and domestic payment systems. The increased accessibility and uptake of digital assets by personal, retail, wholesale and institutional investors throughout 2021 has had global regulators playing catch up and in […]

NSW significantly expands stamp duty regime

Broad ranging stamp duty amendments currently being considered in NSW include extending duty to change of beneficial ownership transactions, expanding anti-avoidance provisions, increasing penalties for SGEs and introducing promoter penalties. On 23 March 2022, the State Revenue and Fines Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous) Bill 2022 (NSW) was introduced into the New South Wales Legislative Assembly. The […]

Financial Reporting Webinar Series

Our 2022 Financial Reporting webinar series will run across four interactive sessions presented by accounting experts. This year, the series will be delivered online, and sessions are spread across the year with a focus on topics of particular relevance and importance to our clients in 2022, and also provide you with a general update on […]

Federal Budget Overview 2022/23

Last night, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg delivered the 2022/23 Federal Budget, setting the Government up for their pre-election. With a May election fast approaching, there was a lot of anticipation that this Federal Budget would provide much needed support for households in managing the cost of living. While borders have opened, many business in several key […]

Australia’s Patent Box Incentive – What are we expecting?

As we await the passing of the eagerly anticipated Patent Box legislation, SW looks at the current details for eligible medical or biotechnology patents, who can benefit from the regime, and how it is expected to encourage innovative R&D investment in Australia. It has become increasingly important for Australia to attract for R&D investment on […]

全中文税务与会计更新讲座 | Mandarin Tax and Accounting Update

在我们近期的全中文财税更新讲座上,本所专家团队解读了近期主要财税变化,以及这些变化为企业与个人带来的影响与机遇。 At our recent Mandarin Tax and Accounting update, our team of experts discussed the recent key accounting and tax changes, the impact and opportunities that these changes would bring to individuals and businesses. 税务与会计主题汇总 | Summary of tax & accounting topics 联邦预算解读Federal Budget and key announcements 转让定价重大更新Major Transfer pricing updates 新加坡电信最新转让定价纠纷案Latest TP dispute case (SingTel) 无形资产最新动态Updates on intangible  银行同业拆放利率改革IBOR reform 重大案例回顾 […]

Employee Share Schemes: Deductibility of expenses

While draft ATO determination rules out immediate tax deductions for fees incurred to establish an employee share scheme, ongoing associated expenses may remain deductible. On 23 February 2022, the Commissioner released Draft Determination TD 2022/D2, addressing the deductibility of expenses incurred when establishing and administering an Employee Share Scheme (ESS). The Commissioner has stated expenses […]

Trust distributions – the game has changed

On 23 February 2022 the Commissioner released three draft administrative pronouncements and one Taxpayer Alert which could significantly impact on trust distributions and how they are taxed.   The contents of these pronouncements are both voluminous and complex and are still being digested, but essentially relate to the Commissioner’s views on the operation of two integrity […]

Guardian case – section 100A win for the taxpayer

In December 2021, the Federal Court handed down its decision in Guardian AIT Pty Ltd ATF Australian Investment Trust v Commissioner of Taxation [2021] FCA 1619. The court found in favour of the taxpayer in relation to the application of section 100A. There is little guidance around the application of section 100A particularly in respect […]