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Tax Insights

16 Jun 2016  |  Riposte  |  Private Wealth

Does your tax governance framework live up to ATO expectations?

The ATO has released a new online resource to assist private groups “get things right”, particularly when it comes to tax governance.

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03 Jun 2016  |  Riposte  |  Private Wealth

Tax adviser or ATO informer? The Mandatory Disclosure proposal

As part of the 2016-17 Federal Budget, the Government announced that it will introduce Mandatory Disclosure Rules to require tax advisors (and in certain circumstances taxpayers) to report ‘aggressive tax arrangements’ to the ATO.

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26 May 2016  |  Riposte  |  GST

GST treatment of digital currency likely to change

Since the Australian government’s policy announcement concerning the GST treatment of digital currency in March 2016, it was clear that the tax treatment of digital currencies was likely to change, the question however, is how.

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News & Events

05 May 2016  |  News & Announcements

ITR - Asia Tax Awards 2016

Together, Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills and associated law firm Herbert Smith Freehills were named the best firm in Australia for tax litigation and disputes at the International Tax Review Asia Tax Awards in May 2016.

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02 Mar 2016  |  News & Announcements

Welcome Aldrin De Zilva

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce that Aldrin De Zilva has joined the firm as a Director and Head of the Melbourne office and our Projects and Infrastructure team.

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26 Feb 2016  |  News & Announcements

Best Lawyers - 2017

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to have been named the Best Law Firm in Australia for tax in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in Australia. In addition, all of our Directors and one of our Special Counsel were recognised as Best Lawyers in the category of Tax Law.

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