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15 Nov 2019  |  Riposte  |  Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions  |  International  |  Projects & Infrastructure

Update: Economic infrastructure staples tax concession

Despite the recent media hype in respect of this measure, the ‘Draft Guidance Note’ released by Treasury on 14 November 2019 essentially summarises the process of applying for the ‘approved economic infrastructure facility exception’ which was legislated in April 2019 as part of the staples integrity rules.

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15 Nov 2019  |  Riposte  |  Employment & Superannuation

New car parking FBT draft ruling – free periods and stepped rates

In a departure from existing common practice, ATO draft ruling TR 2019/D5 says that a permanent car parking station with an initial free period or stepped rates that discourages all day parking, but does not outright prohibit it, is still a commercial parking station if operated for profit. The ATO will apply this FBT change form 1 April 2020.

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12 Nov 2019  |  Tax Brief  |  Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions  |  International  |  Financial Services  |  Private Wealth  |  Private Equity

BEPS 2.0 - Pillar Two moves forward

The OECD has released its consultation document for BEPS Pillar Two on GloBE (the global anti-base erosion tax) as promised when releasing the Unified Secretariat Proposal on Pillar One last month.

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News & Events

11 Nov 2019  |  News & Announcements

Greenwoods recognised in Doyles Guide Leading Tax Lawyer 2019 list

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills are proud to have seven Directors and a Consultant recognised in the Doyles Guide Leading Tax Lawyer list.

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30 Sep 2019  |  News & Announcements

Greenwoods ranked Tier 1 by World Tax 2020 Guide

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is proud to have been recognised with a Tier 1 ranking in International Tax Review’s World Tax 2020 guide in Australia.

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23 Sep 2019  |  News & Announcements

Director Sue Ann Khoo speaks about overcoming barriers to cultural stereotypes in Australian workplaces

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills Director Sue Ann Khoo speaks about overcoming barriers to cultural stereotypes in Australian workplaces.

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