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12 Feb 2019  |  Riposte

Zone tax offset and remote area FBT concessions review begins

The Productivity Commission has commenced a review of the zone tax offset and remote area fringe benefits tax (FBT) concessions, including the limit of the areas they apply to. An initial issues paper is expected in March for public comment by May.

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08 Feb 2019  |  Weekly Tax Highlights

Weekly Tax Highlights

A summary of selected tax developments for the week ending 8 February 2019.

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05 Feb 2019  |  Riposte

Rest assured, the single entity rule means what you thought it did!

The ATO has updated its ruling on the meaning and application of the tax consolidation ‘single entity rule’ to address the implications of the 2015 Full Federal Court decision in Channel Pastoral Holdings Pty Ltd v FCT. A new Appendix helpfully confirms that neither the decision, nor some troubling comments in the minority judgment of Pagone J, affects previous guidance in relation to how the single entity rule operates. However, unfortunately we are still waiting for guidance on the many practical issues raised by the prospect of assessing subsidiary members of a tax consolidated group.

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News & Events

12 Feb 2019  |  News & Announcements

The Tax Institute’s Tax Adviser of the Year Awards 2019 – Greenwoods finalists announced

Richard Hendriks, Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, is a finalist for Chartered Tax Adviser and Alistair Haskett is a finalist for Emerging Tax Star. This is great recognition for Richard and Alistair of their high calibre of work in 2018.

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17 Jan 2019  |  News & Announcements

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills ranked Tier 1 by Asia Pacific Legal 500

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is excited to again have been ranked Tier 1 in the area of Tax by The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2019. The firm is one of only three firms to have been ranked Tier 1 in Tax.

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15 Jan 2019  |  News & Announcements  |  Real Estate

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills proud to be member firm of ALTA network

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills are proud to be the Australian member firm of ALTA, a tax network of Asia-Pacific’s Leading Tax Advisers, with member firms in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Singapore. This supports the firm in continuing to expand our profile and work in the Asia-Pacific.

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