Tax Law

Our tax law team provides advice to business and private clients on issues related to state and federal taxation laws, indirect tax (including Stamp Duty and GST), income tax, capital gains tax and superannuation law, including:

  • General tax advice, including:
    • tax structuring
    • trusts
    • advising on transactions
    • super funds (eg limited recourse borrowing)
    • Part IVA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
  • Tax disputes/litigation, in particular:
    • debt recovery and insolvency
    • Part IVC applications for review at the AAT and Federal Court
    • pre-litigation risk assessments
    • wind-ups
    • creditor’s petitions
    • defended debt
    • unfair preferences
    • Mareva injunctions
  • Tax legal agreements such as:
    • Division 7A of Part III of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    • tax sharing and funding agreements
    • Bamford trust deed amendments
    • trust deeds
    • tax warranties/indemnities
    • service/recharge agreements
  • Trust loss legislation including family trust elections and interposed entity elections
  • Capital Gains Tax including rollovers and small business concessions
  • GST including margin scheme and going concern exemption
  • Stamp Duty including land rich provisions
  • State Land Tax
  • Drawing, establishing and advising in relation to:
    • Discretionary trusts
    • Unit trusts
    • Hybrid trusts
    • Testamentary trusts
    • Child maintenance trusts
    • Charitable trusts (including obtaining Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) Status)