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25 Jun 2018  |  Riposte  |  Financial Services  |  International

Commissioner reframes CMC test

In TR 2018/5 and PCG 2018/D3, the Commissioner has used the High Court decision in Bywater to reframe the central management and control (CMC) test of company residency.

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25 Jun 2018  |  Riposte  |  Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions

A change in ATO approach to demergers?

The recent press reports of the ATO’s decision to deny tax relief for a demerger that was not conditional on a subsequent acquisition of the demerging entity is a timely reminder of the difficulties in obtaining tax relief in multi-faceted transactions.

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20 Jun 2018  |  Riposte  |  Real Estate

Queensland Budget 2018-19: Increases to land tax rates

From 1 July 2018, Queensland land tax payers will be required to pay an additional 0.5% of land tax on the portion of aggregated landholdings above a total taxable value of $10 million.

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News & Events

21 May 2018  |  News & Announcements

Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards 2018

Congratulations to Senior Associate Mary Hu, who on Friday night was named a winner in the taxation category of the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards.

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13 Apr 2018  |  News & Announcements

Best Lawyers 2019

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to have once again been named Law Firm of the Year for Tax Law in Australia, in the Best Lawyers 2019 rankings.

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15 Jan 2018  |  News & Announcements

International Tax Review - World Tax - 2018

In the latest edition of International Tax Review - World Tax, Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills has been ranked as a Tier 1 firm for tax in Australia.

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