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Build to rent: from 'nice-to-have' to 'must-have'

Build-to-rent (BTR) is one of the most effective keys to alleviating Australia's housing crisis. It can provide a significant amount of housing supply nationally and at speed, in an environment where demand is growing and supply is shrinking. ...

Latest constitutional challenge to notional GST fails
Insight 14 Aug 2023

Two recent decisions - Hornsby Shire Council v Commonwealth; and Landcom v Commissioner of Taxation - have rejected constitutional challenges to the notional goods and services tax (GST) voluntarily paid by the Commonwealth, states, local councils and statutory authorities. ...

Tax dispute series: diverted profits tax and PepsiCo

Webinar: Tax dispute series: diverted profits tax and PepsiCo ...

Closing valuation gaps, unlocking value
Insight 19 Jul 2023

The current Australian M&A landscape continues to be marked by a tough valuation environment, with bid-ask spreads, interest rate uncertainty and an uncertain macroeconomic backdrop making completion of transactions difficult. ...

Federal Budget 2023–24: five key takeaways for general counsel
Insight 17 May 2023

Here is our take on the essential issues for General Counsel arising from the Federal Budget (Budget) 2023-24. ...

Changes to the tax treatment of 'exploration': the journey continues
Insight 15 May 2023

In the 2023 Federal Budget, the Government announced that legislation would be enacted to apply the narrow meaning of 'exploration' for PRRT purposes. This will be retrospective legislation as it will apply the narrow meaning of exploration for PRRT purposes with effect from 21 August 2013. ...

Treasury proposes new anti-avoidance measure for intragroup payments connected with intangibles in low-tax jurisdictions
Insight 20 Apr 2023

The Federal Government is proposing to deny the ability of significant global entities to deduct payments relating to intangible assets connected with low corporate tax jurisdictions. ...

A significant revamp of our thin capitalisation rules is on the horizon
Insight 23 Mar 2023

On 16 March 2023, Treasury released an Exposure Draft of the legislation to amend Australia's interest limitation rules—the thin capitalisation rules—contained in Division 820 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (Cth) (the 1997 Act). ...

EVs and excise: constitutional challenge to Victoria's electric vehicle road user charge
Insight 25 Jan 2023

A constitutional challenge to the Victorian electric vehicle road user charge has brought into sharp focus the balance of taxing rights as between the states and the Federal Government. The case may have broad-ranging implications for federal and state tax bases. ...

Tax disputes series: reaching successful tax settlements

Webinar: Tax Disputes Series: Reaching successful tax settlements ...