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A Change of Heart? The ATO sets out a new position on the natural love and affection exception from the commercial debt forgiveness rules
22 October 19
Context: the commercial debt forgiveness rules - The commercial debt forgiveness rules are designed to cancel out any ‘gain’ that a person makes when a commercial debt that they owe is forgiven.
Superannuation guarantee amnesty introduced … again! And this time with a real sting in the tail …
19 September 19
On 24 May 2018, the Government first introduced a 12-month superannuation guarantee amnesty. The relevant Bill failed to pass the Senate and then lapsed when the federal election was called on 11 April 2019.
Update on tax residency – High Court refuses to grant ATO special leave to appeal in Harding
16 September 19
The High Court has refused to grant the ATO special leave to appeal the Full Federal Court’s decision in Harding v Commissioner of Taxation [2019] FCAFC 29. The effect is that the Full Federal Court decision stands.