RSM Australia

Jane Wood
Associate Director - Melbourne


Office : Melbourne
Service : Tax services
Biography

Jane leads the human resources tax practice at RSM in Melbourne. She has over 20 years dedicated experience primarily in the areas of employment and expatriate taxes. 

Domestically Jane provides relevant tax advice to both employers and individuals, on all manner of employment related tax matters. This covers issues such as FBT, state employment taxes, employee share schemes, termination of employment and remuneration planning for not for profit organisations.

Globally Jane manages expatriate tax programs within RSM for both inbound and outbound clients. This entails assistance to employers in designing and managing expatriate tax programs, and to participating employees in meeting their global personal tax compliance obligations. In addition, Jane supports and advises non-resident employers with start-up operations in Australia. 

Significant projects

  • Jane manages expatriate tax assignments for both Australian outbound and foreign inbound groups. She works as part of the RSM expatriate tax network, providing seamless quality service to ensure the global and personal tax obligations of international assignees are met
  • Jane provides a bespoke executive tax service for senior corporate executives who often have more complex tax arrangements
  • Jane works with lawyers and their clients, providing independent advice on the tax consequences of related disputes and settlement payments
  • Internal reviews of employer superannuation contributions for not for profit organisations and construction companies, considering obligations under both the applicable industrial agreements and Superannuation Guarantee legislation

Professional associations

  • Chartered tax adviser, Taxation Institute of Australia 
  • Member, CPA Australia

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business, Victoria University
Publications

How businesses can avoid being caught off-guard by payroll tax

3 December 2018
Following high-profile cases of businesses failing to adequately pay their workers, some of those same businesses are being investigated for failing to pay their state payroll tax. Specifically, 7-Eleven has been accused of failing to pay payroll tax in New South Wales; an allegation the franchise denies. It’s possible this alleged failure to pa...

Why franchisees have to be proactive when it comes to payroll

26 November 2018
Franchisees usually get a lot of help from franchisors when it comes to marketing, branding, and daily operations. One area where some franchisees seem to be left out in the cold is in managing payroll. This could be partly due to the complexities around payroll; changing and complex requirements can make it difficult for franchisors to keep pac...

Government announces changes to 457 visa

19 April 2017
Temporary Employer Skilled Migration Programme – 457 visa to be replaced The Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, announced, 18 April 2017, that the government will abolish the current, and often controversial 457 visas (Temporary Skilled Work Visas). The 457 programme will be replaced by a new Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa programme. The ...