Land tax and stamp duty surcharges – effect on Australian family trusts

There have been considerable changes recently in Australia’s approach to levying tax on foreign nationals who own Australian real estate. In particular, various state governments...

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Expanding to the USA (Part 3) – Setting up a C-Corporation

In our Expanding to the USA (Part 2) blog post we discussed that many Australian companies and entrepreneurs set up their US operations by using...

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The Departing Australian – Residency issues & consequences

We are often asked to provide residency advice to Australians who are moving overseas (to Expatland) to live and work. Although clients have many different...

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Expanding to the USA (Part 2) – Establishing an LLC

Each year hundreds of Australian businesses establish US operations. The question which is most often asked by our clients is whether they should establish a...

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Guide: Australians Moving Abroad

The move to Expatland is an exciting time. However, on the topic of tax we often find that Australians departing do not receive the right initial advice...

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Australian Expat Alert – Budget announces main residence CGT changes

Background Many Australian citizens who leave Australia and become non-residents (i.e foreign residents for tax purposes) rent their former main residence while they are living...

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