A Win for the Taxpayer in Important Tax Residency Case
Posted By Din Lamsah ,
The High Court recently rejected the ATO’s application for special leave to appeal the decision in Harding. Therefore, the Full Federal Court’s decision in favour of the taxpayer stands. The Federal Court had held that, during the relevant tax years, the taxpayer did not reside in Australia...
The Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty
Posted By Natasha Jurista ,
On 18 September 2019, the Federal Government has announced the re-introduction of the once-off amnesty which is currently before the Parliament to encourage employers to voluntary disclose past non-compliance. This would apply to all employers who might have fallen behind in its payments or might ha...
Could your secondees create a ‘permanent establishment’?
Posted By Simon Dorevitch ,
At A&A Tax Legal Consulting, our Global Mobility Tax team assists employers and employees plan and manage the tax implications of international secondments – whether they are moving to Australia or being seconded offshore. An essential part of this process is considering whether the assignment...
Facing Pressure with Confidence
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Businesses today are facing more pressure than ever. The need to keep up with economic developments, the increasing complexity of regulations and compliance and growing competition all mean that to thrive, businesses must focus on efficiencies and optimising business activities. Being agile and...
International Rankings (Australia - The Global Peoria?)
Posted By Martin Schlegel & Jia Zheng,
Currently, in its innovation stage of development, Australia was featured in a study by the Deutsche Telekom Stiftung and the Federation of German Industry, where it was found that whilst Australia was ranked above average in the areas of education (6th), science (9th) and society (8th), it...