Are Foreign Tax Grabs a Possibility?

Posted by: Dwyer Lawyers // Post Date: February 22, 2016
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Historically, the Courts have not enforced the revenue laws of foreign jurisdictions. The rule of law, upheld in Government of India v Taylor [1955] AC 491, was that no country enforces another country’s taxes. However, there have been a number … Read More

Choosing a Business Structure

Posted by: Dwyer Lawyers // Post Date: February 22, 2016
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There are 4 main types of business structures for doing business in Australia, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. A person can carry on business as a sole trader, or in partnership, or through a trust or company or … Read More

Making Your Will Count – Healthy Will Checklist

Posted by: Dwyer Lawyers // Post Date: February 22, 2016
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It is important for everyone over 18 to have a Will to make sure their wishes are followed and their assets are distributed as they would want after they die. If you don’t have a Will your assets will be … Read More

GST is no answer

Posted by: terrydwyer // Post Date: January 8, 2015
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Posted January 2015 on Accountants Daily in reply to Institute of Public Accountants call for GST “reform” http://www.accountantsdaily.com.au/breaking-news/7904-ipa-say-tax-mix-must-change?utm_source=Accountants+Daily&utm_campaign=Accountants_Daily_Newsletter31_12_2014&utm_medium=email Well, a 40%-50% GST would bring both its advantages and disadvantages to the fore. Yes, you could dump income tax but you … Read More

Dividend Imputation under threat from Treasury?

Posted by: terrydwyer // Post Date: January 3, 2015
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Posted on SMSF Adviser January 2015 in response to Taxpayers Australia “The tax agenda for SMSFs in 2015”   Friday 2 January 2015 www.smsfadviseronline.com.au/columns/item/290-the-tax-agenda-for-smsfs-in-2015 Dr Terry Dwyer, Dwyer Lawyers 2015-01-02 12:24 It would be amazing if Taxpayers Australia were to … Read More

Abolish preservation age

Posted by: terrydwyer // Post Date: September 11, 2014
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Article from SMSF Adviser 5 June 2014 Abolish preservation age, says lawyer www.smsfadviseronline.com.au/news/12306-abolish-preservation-age-says-lawyer Written by Elyse Perrau and Katarina Taurian Thursday, 05 June 2014   Following hints from Treasurer Joe Hockey that the preservation age may increase before the next … Read More

Australia’s tax treaty negotiating position

Posted by: terrydwyer // Post Date: July 24, 2014
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2014-07-24 Dwyer Lawyers submission to Treasurer re tax treaty negotiating position   When it comes to looking after the national interest or looking after the welfare and security of Australians in terms of tax negotiations, one would have to say Australian … Read More