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Personal Tax Services

Personal Tax

Australia’s personal income tax laws are comprehensive. Residents pay tax on their worldwide income. For non-residents and temporary residents, Australia levies taxation on Australian sourced income unless a Double Taxation Agreement provides an exemption.

Whether you are employed or in business our specialist accounting and tax team can ensure that you receive the best advice in relation to tax deductions available, to offset the impost of Australia’s high personal tax rates.

A myriad of complex rules apply to foreign income derived by Australian residents. Our tax advisers can assist with ensuring that clients can move forward with certainty. We can help simplify complex situations helping clients work through planning issues.

Australians Moving Abroad

For Australian’s moving abroad, a key issue will be whether you will become a non-resident of Australia when you leave and what the income tax implications of your change in status will be.

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Australians Returning Home

There are more than 1 million Australians living outside Australia in more than 20 countries.

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Expats Moving to Australia

For expats moving the Australia complex issues can arise in relation to the timing of Australian tax residency and the impact this has on amounts which may be taxable.

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Global Australian Families

Development of a multi-jurisdictional tax plan for privately held wealth by global Australian families can have significant advantages.

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Asset Protection

In today’s increasingly litigious climate protecting your family’s wealth is very important. Australian business structures do not adequately arrange the distribution of profits in a way that protects the business owners from litigation.

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Employee Share Schemes

For many years we have assisted senior executives of large corporations with their particular tax needs. Amongst other issues employee shares schemes and bonuses can often become the most valuable component of an executive’s remuneration package.

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Family Trusts

Trusts are the vehicle of choice for many Australian families. However the Australian taxation of trusts is complex especially in relation to international trust with Australian beneficiaries or settlors.

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Companies and Trusts

We provide a full range of tax compliance and professional accounting services to private clients who have family trusts or private investment companies and superannuation funds.

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Personal Tax Returns

As Registered Tax Agents in Australia we can prepare Australian personal tax returns to the standard of excellence expected by our clients.

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Experience the CST difference - integrated tax advice from specialist Australian advisors who understand your issues in Expatland.

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Do you Require Tax Advice?

We care. CST’s guiding philosophy is to understand and have empathy with our clients while providing specialist tax advice and services. As a specialist firm providing Australian international tax advice we are able to accept clients who wish to proceed with our Initial Tax Review service. Click here.


Your needs are unique, your service should be too.

Our personal level of service ensures that whatever your requirements you are treated in a manner that recognises you for who you are. We have specialist resources that have the technical and industry knowledge to provide both professional advice and practical solutions.

Through a combination of academic qualifications and practical experience our professionals are able to provide you with guidance and solutions to a wide range of tax, business and accounting issues. Our view is that by us ‘integrating’ your home country tax issues with your arrival country tax issues you will be in a better position than working with different service providers.

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