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ATO guidelines on professional practice structures
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • September 1 2014

In a welcome move, the ATO has released practical guidelines on how it will assess the risk of professional practices, such as accounting and legal


Project DO IT - ATO amends rules
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • October 7 2014

Late last week the ATO updated it's Project DO IT fact sheet. Most importantly, the ATO has updated its position on:


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


Trusts: varying the vesting date
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • February 24 2015

A fast approaching vesting date of a trust is becoming a more common issue for professional advisers and clients. If the vesting date is reached, the


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


New financial services licensing regime for accountants
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 6 2013

The Corporations Amendment Regulations that implement the new limited financial services licence regime for accountants were registered on 4 June


Changes to Employee Share Scheme tax rules
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • October 16 2014

The Government has released its "Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda" containing initiatives to boost business competitiveness. Among the


Federal government announces superannuation reforms
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • April 5 2013

After months of speculation, the Gillard Government today announced changes to superannuation ahead of the forthcoming Federal Government budget