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Allens Accelerate: The startup investor tax concessions - what you need to know
Insight 22 Mar 2016

The Federal Government has introduced a Bill detailing tax concessions to incentivise investment into Australian startups ...

FIRB shines the spotlight on tax issues
Insight 23 Feb 2016

The Australian Government has announced that in applying the national interest test to future foreign investment applications it will be requiring investors to satisfy a series of tax compliance and disclosure obligations relating to the tax implications of the proposed investment and the ...

Commissioner threatens to issue higher tax bills
Insight 19 Feb 2016

The Commissioner of Taxation has in a recent Australian Senate Estimates hearing expressed frustration that companies potentially subject to Australias cross-border anti-avoidance laws including the new Multinational Anti-Avoidance Law or MAAL which have documents offshore outside the reach of his ...

New AMIT rules
Insight 15 Dec 2015

New legislation has been introduced into Federal Parliament that will replace the existing taxation regime for trusts which qualify as Attribution Managed Investment Trusts Partner Charles Armitage and Managing Associate Judith Taylor look at what is different from the original Exposure Draft ...

High Court decision on retention obligations provides some clarity to liquidators
Insight 14 Dec 2015

The High Court has ruled that a liquidator has no obligation to retain monies on account of tax until a notice of assessment has been issued The decision will provide much needed clarity for liquidators and other statutorily deemed trustees and agents Partners Charles Armitage and Christopher ...

Withholding tax to capture exit profits
Insight 11 Dec 2015

Legislation introduced into Parliament will impose a 10 per cent non-final withholding tax on proceeds paid to foreign parties to acquire direct or indirect interests in Australian real property and mining rights from 1 July 2016 Partner Martin Fry and Lawyer David Lewis discuss the proposed law ...

Recovery of land tax from commercial tenants in pre-30 June 2009 Queensland leases
Insight 13 Aug 2015

The Supreme Court of Queensland has concluded that landlords of pre-30 June 2009 commercial leases in Queensland are entitled to recover land tax from tenants from 30 June 2010, despite earlier legislation which purported to restrict such recovery. ...

Stamp duty concession introduced for farm-in arrangements in Queensland
Insight 16 Jun 2015

The Queensland Parliament has passed legislation introducing a stamp duty concession for transfers of interests in exploration authorities under eligible farm-in agreements ...

Changes to the rules governing foreign investment in Australian agriculture
Insight 13 Feb 2015

The Australian Government has announced that from 1 March 2015 acquisitions of agricultural land worth more than A15 million and any additional acquisitions over and above that amount will require government approval It will also establish a foreign ownership register of agricultural land ...

Draft legislation released to improve corporate law compliance burden
Insight 17 Apr 2014

An exposure draft of proposed legislative amendments designed to reduce the compliance burden for businesses has been released by the Federal Government The amendments include long-awaited changes to the dividend payment rules the abolition of the 100 member rule and updates to remuneration ...

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