Category: USA

Australians moving to the USA: Key Differences in the Australian and US tax system

April 2, 2021 | Dianne Lee

Like any overseas move, moving from Australia to the United States will mean that you will encounter a brand new taxation system.  If you’re used...

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Tax Considerations Every Australian Expat Should Understand Before Moving To The USA From Australia

February 14, 2021 | Dianne Lee

If you’re an Australian who is moving to the United States, there are many tax issues to be aware of. Here’s a basic overview of...

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Claiming foreign tax credits on capital gains made from overseas investments

March 3, 2020 | Matthew Marcarian

Burton’s case [Burton v Commissioner of Taxation [2019] FCAFC 141] has set an interesting precedent for claiming foreign tax credits on capital gains made from...

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Non-Residents Can No Longer Claim The CGT Main Residence Exemption

January 28, 2020 | Matthew Marcarian

On December 5th 2019 the contentious law denying non-residents the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) main residence exemption was passed. This means that the update we...

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Update on CGT Main Residence Exemption for expats

November 12, 2019 | Matthew Marcarian

Update: Since publication of this post the Bill has passed and is now law. The law passed is the Treasury Laws Amendment (Reducing Pressure on...

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Residency – Harding’s Appeal Victory

March 5, 2019 | Matthew Marcarian

The biggest personal tax residency case in 40 years just got bigger. The taxpayer Mr Glen Harding having lost his case in front of a...

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The Road to Oz

February 8, 2019 | Matthew Marcarian

Our Principal, Mathew Marcarian, together with our Managing Director in Singapore, Boon Tan, were recently featured in the STEP Journal* (a publication produced by STEP for...

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Permanent Place of Abode – Harding Appeals to common sense

July 24, 2018 | Matthew Marcarian

The taxpayer, Mr Harding has appealed to the Full Federal Court of Australia from a decision handed down on 8 June 2018 by Justice Derrington,...

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Australian Expats still awaiting decision on CGT change

July 24, 2018 | Matthew Marcarian

In our blog of 25 February this year we reported on what we consider to be highly inequitable capital gains tax changes that the Government has introduced...

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Removal of CGT Main residence exemption for Australian expatriates – disastrous tax changes now imminent

February 25, 2018 | Matthew Marcarian

As we reported in our blog last year – the Australian Government announced that it would remove the CGT main residence exemption for foreign residents....

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