NSW property surcharges for discretionary trusts - deadline extension


Limited time remains to amend discretionary trust deeds before unintended duties and taxes apply.

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Changes to the Victorian SRO’s application of duty for discretionary trusts


The State Revenue Office (SRO) of Victoria is bringing its concessional approach to Foreign Purchaser Additional...

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AFSL entities with leases under AASB 16


ASIC’s media release in December 2019 advised AFSL holders that the right-of-use asset resulting from adoption...

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Guidelines for strengthening intellectual property protection


A series of guidelines on strengthening intellectual property protection was recently issued by the Chinese government,...

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Income tax - When are deductions allowed for employees’ transport expenses?


On 13 December 2019 the Commissioner issued Draft Taxation Ruling TR 2019/D7 to replace one half...

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IMARC SDG poll 2019


At the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Melbourne this year, we introduced our Sustainability...

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Change to CGT implications for foreign residents – now law


Foreign tax residents impacted by new changes to the main resident capital gains tax exemption are...

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Car parking fringe benefit - draft tax ruling


The Australian Taxation Office has released a draft taxation ruling which impacts businesses who provide car...

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Research & development tax and government incentives update


Last week the Treasury Laws Amendment (Research & Development Tax Incentive) Bill 2019 was introduced into...

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Economic Infrastructure: Staples tax concession


The Federal Government introduced Stapled Group legislation earlier this year, increasing the MIT withholding tax from...

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