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Crypto is not a foreign currency for income tax purposes: draft legislation released

Australia - September 12 2022 Taxpayers will be provided with increased certainty around the tax treatment of digital currencies, following the Government’s release of draft…

Adam Dimac, Jacqueline McGrath, Alyssa Nguyen

Continued progress on the tax treatment of digital assets and transactions in Australia

Australia - August 24 2022 The Board of Taxation has released a Consultation Guide (August 2022) as part of its appointment in December 2021 to Review the Tax Treatment of…

Adam Dimac, Jacqueline McGrath

Employee share option plans - the top seven things startup companies should watch out for when making new grants

Australia - August 8 2022 The start of a financial year is a good time to consider whether to implement an employee incentive arrangement or make new grants under your current…

Crypto assets are not foreign currency for tax purposes, Government clarifies

Australia - June 23 2022 The Albanese Government has announced plans to clarify that crypto assets will not be regarded as a foreign currency for tax purposes. The…

Adam Dimac

Changes to employee share scheme regulations: reducing the red tape for Australian businesses

Australia - June 20 2022 Equity ownership through an employee share or option scheme (ESS) is a valuable tool for Australian businesses. An ESS is an arrangement put in place…

Grace Baty, Michelle Eastwell