3 reasons why company directors are focusing on tax

As Corporate Australia delivers on better transparency and positive tax behaviours, Government can work collaboratively towards creating a more certain and positive business environment. A true partnership of mutual obligation must exist to build, drive and encourage economic growth. – read more..


Subclass 457 visa program changes to create uncertainty for business

The current subclass 457 visa program will be replaced with a new program for temporary skilled migrants. – read more..

Life at Deloitte

Can’t choose between business and public administration? Have both, choose tax!

A career in tax is a fascinating and rewarding one. Yet it is often overlooked by university students. Tax has allowed me to combine my interests in business and public administration. – read more..


Will innovation and science play a role in the Federal Budget?

In recent years, Australia has been vocal in its desire to evolve to a tax system and broader economic policy that is profoundly pro-innovation. – read more..


Just how competitive do we want to be?

When it comes to taxation competitiveness and particularly corporate taxation, we have pretty modest goals and aims – to be a bit competitive (but not too much) – read more..


Some early signs of significant shifts in global tax policy

Tax mismatches and arbitrages will no longer be the basis for competitive advantage. – read more..


Investing in US property? Consider the tax consequences and plan appropriately

Australian investors must closely examine their structuring into US property – read more..

Consumer Business

reThink consumer business models

New tax treaty will have a wide ranging impact on business, particularly on multinationals. – read more..


R&D tax treatment may change in 2017

As we near the finale of the 2016 Deloitte Tech Fast 50 competition, and the close of 2016, it is timely to consider what further tax developments we can expect in 2017 which will affect innovative rapid growth tech companies. – read more..


Tech Fast Trend: Top tax tips for international expansion of fast growing businesses

For those businesses nominating for Technology Fast 50, the challenge is more about moving beyond the start-up phase where cash is burned and revenue limited. Getting cash into the business is king! Once in growth phase, tax losses are likely to be carried forward to shelter some scaling of revenue and profitability, which is a natural outcome of the tax system. – read more..