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Our submission on the proposed changes to the individual tax residency rules

As part of the Federal Budget 2021–22, the Federal Government announced that it would adopt the recommendations of the Board of Taxation (Board) contained in their December 2019 report ‘Reforming...

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Student Spotlight: The highest standard for a tax adviser

 

 

This month we talked to Brayden Irving, CTA, Director, Private Business Tax & Advisory at Grant Thornton who was the national winner of the Justice Graham Hill Scholarship and Dux of CTA3...

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5 things to celebrate this International Accounting Day

Happy International Accounting Day! Today, businesses around the world celebrate the accountants who keep their finances in order and we’re celebrating our members, a group of tax and accounting...

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Companies vs Trusts: time to re-examine your assumptions?

Since 1999, the 50% discount concession for capital gains has often made choosing a trust as the preferred entity a compelling one for Australian taxpayers. In fact, a trust has been a fundamental...

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When is a charity not a charity?

This article was originally published as the preamble for our weekly newsletter, TaxVine. This week, Bridgid Cowling, Chair of The Tax Institute’s Not-For-Profit Technical Committee, addressed...

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Student Spotlight: Becoming a well-rounded tax lawyer

 

 

This month we talked to DJ Alexander, Lawyer at MinterEllison, and the Dux of CTA2A Advanced in Study Period 1 2021. He explains how the CTA Program has enabled him to efficiently identify...

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Tax Adviser of the Year Awards: winners announced

We were delighted to announce the winners of the Tax Adviser of the Year Awards 2021 at The Tax Summit: Challenge Accepted this year, celebrating practitioners who have demonstrated professional...

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Property tax and GST: changing tax policy in NSW

With a change in the leadership of the NSW state government, now is an ideal time to examine the government’s plans and views towards the future of the tax system. Will the government’s key policies...

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Vacant land deductions, the Eichmann Case and more…

With recent legislative changes made and ATO guidance released, deductions associated with vacant land is a hot topic right now. There have also been a number of recent cases and ATO statements made...

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The wait is over! Finalists announced for The Tax Adviser of the Year Awards 2021

The past year has been one that will go down in history books as one of the most challenging in recent times. Not only has the profession been challenged by the impacts of COVID-19, but we’ve also...

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