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Discretionary trusts: exploring the key issues for tax practitioners

It’s clear from speaking to Julie Van der Velde, CTA, from VdV Legal, that for her, a career in tax is rooted in a desire to help ordinary Australians and their families.

When we sat down with Julie...

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Update your knowledge: 12 superannuation CPD hours for $240

As a tax professional, keeping your skills and knowledge up to date through continued professional development is vital. It’s how you ensure you’re giving your clients the best, most current advice.

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COVID-19 Victorian land tax relief measures for Victorian landlords

Towards the end of 2020, the Victorian Government announced the extension of land tax relief measures as part of its efforts to help the State recover from the financial impact of COVID-19. These...

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Dr Julianne Jaques QC: transfer pricing issues “can only increase”

Did you know the first Australian transfer pricing provision was introduced in 1921 largely in response to the alleged transfer pricing practices of one major international company? This company...

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Capital vs Revenue: navigating new ideas and attitudes in 2021

How do you navigate the capital vs revenue distinction for your clients, amid so much long-standing uncertainty around the topic? We sat down with Terry Murphy QC of the Victorian Bar, to chat about...

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Nasty NALI: navigating non-arm’s length income for SMSFs

“I've been in tax for all my professional career, which spans more than 30 years and I've had a very passionate interest in self-managed super funds and tax. And NALI is really a very hot topic for...

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Tackling trust losses and navigating family trust elections

If you’re a tax practitioner working in the trusts space, you’re probably looking forward to our upcoming 2021 Private Business Tax Retreat, where multiple sessions will be devoted to untangling the...

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7 on-demand business tax sessions to kickstart your 2021 CPD

As businesses around Australia start their recovery from the financial impact of COVID-19, the tax practitioners who work with them need to be on top of their game. Whether it’s assisting with...

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Unpacking the Superannuation Guarantee: just who is an employee?

The Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty period flew by during the COVID-19 lockdowns with many taxpayers missing the opportunity to utilise the amnesty to correct mistakes or oversights in their...

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Where a tax career can take you: with Dr Julianne Jaques, Victorian Bar

Tax touches everything. From academia, to government advisors, litigators, and regulators, a career in tax is a chance to become a specialist in your niche, but still have plenty of flexibility in...

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