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Tax Insight: The Tax Office is expanding its Tax Avoidance Taskforce to focus on wealthy families and their businesses

In the 2019-2020 Federal Budget, the government announced that it intended to give the ATO more than $1 billion to…

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What is an "employee share trust"? ATO releases new draft determination

On 18 September 2019, the ATO issued a new draft tax determination TD 2019/D8: Income tax: ‘what is an ’employee…

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Tax Insight: Glencore High Court loss to focus attention on information security

Legal professional privilege (LPP) has become the final frontier in the battle for complete transparency of tax related information. LPP can…

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Tax Insight: The ATO clamps down on demerger tax relief

On 20 March 2019, the ATO released its much anticipated draft guidance on the demerger tax provisions in Taxation Determination…

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Tax Insight: Real and significant risks for tax practitioners who fail to keep their tax affairs up to date

On 11 December 2018, the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) announced that it had launched a new compliance campaign targeting tax…

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Tax insight: Thomas' case and its importance for tax planning and trust disputes

On 8 August, the High Court (HCA) unanimously allowed two appeals (one in part) and dismissed two appeals from the…

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