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Taking a risky tax position? You may need to tell the ATO

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • July 31 2011

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will be requiring certain companies to file an additional schedule with their 2011-12 tax return, called the Reportable Tax Position (RTP) Schedule, which will disclose that company’s tax risk in relation to certain transactions and arrangements

Taxation of trusts the promise of greater clarity?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • March 28 2011

In recent times the taxation of trusts has been subject to a degree of uncertainty in the wake of court decisions such as Bamford v Commissioner of Taxation and the Colonial First State Investments Ltd case

Foreign accumulation fund rules more revealed

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • March 9 2011

In February 2011 the Assistant Treasurer released a further exposure draft of the foreign accumulation fund (FAF) rules

Reforms encouraging investment into Australian funds and appointment of australian managers

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 4 2011

Introduction Australia continues to reform its tax and regulatory regime aimed at facilitating investment into Australian private equity, real estate and other funds

New tax exemption for foreign funds using australian investment managers

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 3 2011

On 19 January 2011 the Australian Government announced a change to the income tax treatment of investment income of foreign funds, to apply to the 2010-11 and later income years

Private equity tax determinations released

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 3 2010

On 1 December 2010 the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) released its long awaited tax determinations relevant to offshore private equity investments into Australia

The Treasury invites views on anti-tax avoidance rules

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • November 24 2010

The Australian Treasury has published a discussion paper as part of a review of the operation of anti-avoidance provisions in Australia's income tax laws

Discussion paper on Australian tax treatment of Islamic finance

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • October 28 2010

Australia's Board of Taxation released a Discussion Paper on 13 October 2010 as a first step in its Review of the Taxation Treatment of Islamic Finance Products

Managed Investment Trust reforms discussion paper released

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • October 26 2010

In May this year the Government, in responding to the Board of Taxation Review of the Tax Arrangements applying to Managed Investment Trusts (MITs) proposed a number of significant changes to the taxation of MITs (see our Legal Update of 13 May 2010

Managed investment trust reforms now law

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • August 3 2010

We have previously reported on the various proposals concerning reform of the tax treatment of Managed Investment Trusts (MIT