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Tax Intensive at Terrigal: Delving into the pitfalls of financing arrangements


At the 28th Noosa Tax Intensive this year, Mariana von Lucken, CTA, will be presenting Plenary 4: The pitfalls of particular financing arrangements.

Private businesses and family investment...

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Thin capitalisation: experts discuss just what 'arm's length' means

“I’ve been trying to get away from this subject for years but just like Michael Corleone in Godfather III, every time I think I’m out, they drag me back in. Help."

That's what Shahzeb Panhwar,...

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National Resources Tax Conference – “the challenge is staying ahead of the curve”.

It has been 2 years since the last National Resources Tax Conference and it has been a huge 24 months.

We spoke with speakers Brian Purdy, CTA, South32 and Damien Williams, KPMG ahead of their...

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Clearing an efficient and simpler path through the minefield of small businesses concessions

Wheels are in motion to explore new territories here at The Tax Summit: Project Reform, with yesterday’s Focus session examining Business Taxation: Small Business Tax Concessions and marking the...

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Experts debate: Is complexity in our tax system a necessary evil?

Discussion is heating up at The Tax Summit: Project Reform, with last weeks Focus session examining Business Taxation: Global and Transnational Businesses, kicking off with a riveting discussion of...

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Federal Budget 2020–21: practical insights infographics

Now that the whirlwind of Budget week has passed, there is an opportunity to reflect on the implications of the measures announced in the Federal Budget 2020–21. To help tax professionals, the below...

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Tax reform in three steps: insights from Peter Costello AC

“I’ve cautioned every treasurer since not to embark upon it [tax reform] if they’re fainthearted.”

The Hon. Peter Costello AC


In our most recent keynote session from The Tax Summit:...

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Talking Australian Corporate Tax Residency with Mathew Chamberlain, CTA

It has been 2 years since the last National Resources Tax Conference and it has been a huge 24 months.

Between a global pandemic, the oil price collapsing and exploration continuing to dry up, the...

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Insights on tax reform for prosperity from keynote speaker, Chris Richardson

The line-up of expert keynote speakers for The Tax Summit: Project Reform, recently kicked off with a session from Chris Richardson, Director of Deloitte Access Economics and one of Australia’s best...

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Business Taxation: SMEs and Family Businesses | Key insights

The Tax Summit: Project Reform is underway! Last week, our speakers, John Ioannou, CTA, Deloitte Private, Mark Molesworth, CTA, BDO and Andrew Noolan, CTA, Brown Wright Stein Lawyers joined Robyn...

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R&D Tax Incentive: what you need to know, with Aaron Ng

The 2020 Young Tax Professionals Online Series is designed to foster and develop the future of the tax profession, presenting the most sort after topics for young professionals.

Featuring three...

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Settling trust and estate disputes during COVID-19 and beyond: insights from Nathan Yii

Ahead of the Vic 8th Annual Tax Forum Online, we sat down with presenter Nathan Yii, CTA, Private Wealth Lawyer, Chartered Tax Advisor and SMSF Specialist Advisor with boutique legal practice Nathan...

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Retirement and Wealth | Key insights from The Tax Summit: Project Reform

We recently kicked off The Tax Summit: Project Reform, with the first Focus Session in our all-star lineup, featuring speakers Phil Broderick, CTA, Sladen Legal and Ian Raspin, CTA, BNR Partners, in...

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Infrastructure in Australia during COVID-19: Q&A with Romilly Madew AO

The 2020 National Infrastructure Online Conference will be held 13 October -12 November, as a 6 part webinar series.

The conference keynote is an update on the infrastructure sector from Romilly...

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