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Commercial Law – Taxation

Taxation law in Australia has changed, with most notably the introduction of GST on July 1st, 2000.

We can help you rise above legal confusion and uncertainty for your personal or business arrangements to maximise your opportunity under Australia's tax laws.

Individuals and corporations resident in Australia pay tax on their worldwide income, therefore determining where a taxpayer resides is crucial under Australian Tax Laws. Individuals are taxed on a sliding scale to a maximum of just under 50%. Detail of tax rates can be found at the Australian Taxation Office website www.ato.gov.au

Non-residents of Australia pay tax on Australian sourced income and therefore the determination of the source of the income is relevant.

Employers are required to deduct tax from the income of employees and pay the tax instalments to the Australian Taxation Office.