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21 Oct 2016  |  Riposte

Simplified FBT approach for fleet cars

The ATO will generally accept the application of a single average business use percentage across all work fleet cars for the operating cost method. That includes cars where the logbook is missing or incomplete.

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20 Oct 2016  |  Tax Brief

Debt-equity amendments

A draft of the rules to repeal the much-maligned s.974-80 is finally available, but the replacement is a disappointing melange of indecisive text. It could well cause as much heartache as the provision being replaced. We examine the good, the bad and the decidedly curious in the draft legislation.

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13 Oct 2016  |  Riposte

Applying the “participation test”

Draft Tax Ruling TR 2016/D2 offers helpful guidance for taxpayers and advisers when applying the “participation test” in Subdivision 768-A to less straightforward situations.

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News & Events

06 Oct 2016  |  News & Announcements

IFA honours Prof Richard Vann

At its recent annual Congress in Madrid, the International Fiscal Association bestowed its highest honour on Prof Richard Vann for his leadership in international taxation and contribution to the organisation.

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03 Oct 2016  |  News & Announcements

Our growing Melbourne team

In recent months, Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills has welcomed 7 new professional staff to our Melbourne office. Find out more about our new recruits.

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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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