Our commercial and tax lawyers have significant experience advising clients on income tax, capital gains tax, GST and FBT and state tax matters as well as disputes with the ATO and State Revenue Office. Our expertise includes advising on audits, objections and appeals against tax assessment, applications for private rulings and asset protection structuring via companies, trusts and self-managed superannuation funds.

Our Expertise

  • ATO and State Revenue Office audits, tax objections, private ruling applications and tax appeals
  • Mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings, sale or purchase of units in a Trust
  • Commercial agreements
  • Tax issues relating to Partnership and joint venture agreements
  • Self-managed superannuation funds (SMSF) including advice on SMSF compliance issues and audits
  • Income tax, CGT, GST, FBT, stamp duty and land tax
  • Trust deeds (discretionary and unit trust deeds)
  • Business succession and estate planning
  • Tax issues related to deceased estates
  • Restructuring

Key Contacts

Partner

Adam Rich

Consultant

Robert O’Keefe

Insights

Increased Super Who pays?

By Wisewould Mahony
March 21, 2015

From 1 July 2013, the minimum compulsory superannuation guarantee rate (SG rate) rises from 9% of an employee’s ordinary time earnings to 9.25%.Importantly, this can be an added cost to business for the employer or may be managed as part of the employee’s salary package.