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Project Do It - Do It now!
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 22 2014

In March, we sent out an Update about the ATO's voluntary disclosure initiative for unreported offshore income, Project Do It: 'Undisclosed Offshore


Liquidators not personally liable for CGT prior to issue of notice of assessment
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • October 10 2014

On 8 October 2014 the Full Court of the Federal Court delivered judgment in favour of the liquidators in the much anticipated Australian Building


Liquidator not obligated to retain funds in the absence of an assessment
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • March 3 2014

On 21 February 2014 the Federal Court handed down its decision in Australian Building Systems Pty Ltd (in liq) v Commissioner of Taxation 2014 FCA


30 June 2014 trust resolutions
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 19 2014

The ATO’s practice of allowing trustee resolutions to be made in July or August was abolished two years ago; so 30 June means 30 June - expect no


Undisclosed offshore assets & income: ATO announces project DO IT: disclose offshore income today
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • March 28 2014

The ATO has announced what is the last chance for people to come clean about hidden overseas assets and income by December 2014. The ATO's previous


Some welcome tax relief for small business
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 13 2015

In recognition that small business is the engine room of the Australian economy, small businesses will benefit from a suite of tax concessions


Earnout arrangements: "looking through" the draft provisions
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 12 2015

An earnout is a common way of structuring the purchase price in the sale of shares or business assets. They are often used where the parties cannot


The net is cast wider: four-year time limit for ATO amendments for potentially all taxpayers
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • February 25 2013

The Federal Court has ruled that taxpayers who are objects (potential beneficiaries) of discretionary trusts are subject to a four-year amendment


Liquidator not obligated to retain funds in the absence of an assessment - appeal lodged by Commissioner of Taxation
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • March 18 2014

Our Insolvency Update of 3 March 2014 refers to the Federal Court's decision in Australian Building Systems Pty Ltd (in liq) v Commissioner of


Stamp duty on trust deeds 30 days to pay
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • March 21 2012

From 1 April 2012, the time period to pay stamp duty and lodge documents for dutiable transactions will be 30 days