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08 Aug 2017  |  Tax Brief

Australia's Future Tax System?

If the opinion polls are to be believed, and nothing remarkable happens in the next 18 months, the ALP will win the 2019 election. That makes their tax agenda worthy of attention. This Tax Brief catalogues a few important policies that may be just around the corner.

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04 Aug 2017  |  Riposte  |  Private Wealth

Labor’s family trust distribution tax

In an audacious move to target income splitting, if elected, the ALP will introduce a minimum 30 per cent tax rate on all discretionary trust distributions made to adult beneficiaries.

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01 Aug 2017  |  Riposte  |  Employment & Superannuation

Employment taxes update - July 2017

Australian tax obligations affecting employers are always changing. This update addresses changes to legislation and case law developments affecting employers – including payroll tax, fringe benefits tax, income tax, superannuation and pay-as-you-go withholding – as well as the ATO’s interpretation of those laws and regulations from the last 4 months (April to July 2017).

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News & Events

01 Jul 2017  |  News & Announcements

Congratulations Michael, Steven & Mary

Greenwoods congratulates Michael Carroll, Steven Guo and Mary Hu on their promotion to Senior Associate.

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09 May 2017  |  News & Announcements

Our under 30 stars

Congratulations to Mary Hu and Ryan Leslie on being finalists for the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 award for tax.

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04 May 2017  |  News & Announcements

ITR - Asia Tax Awards 2017

For the second year running, 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.

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