RSM Australia

Tax services

Often tax strategies that look good by themselves can be less sensible, even problematic in the context of your whole business. At RSM Australia we offer tax services that are proactive, so you don't miss a beat.​

Take a balanced and integrated approach with our taxation services.

We focus on your total business picture, not just your next return. Our tax solutions and services team help you define the right overall tax position, designed to save you money in complex tax environments, while at the same time meeting your larger business goals. Since we take a broad overview of a client's business, we can see opportunities that other tax consultants might miss.Tax services that are proactive, so you don't miss a beat

At RSM Australia, we believe tax planning is a year-round concern.

Yes, we're sticklers about deadlines and compliance, but our larger goal is tax solutions. Tax issues don't begin and end with tax returns, so we keep a constant eye on your company's overall obligations. We alert you to any changes that may affect you and help you to respond in a timely way. Our proactive approach to taxes sets us apart.

In addition to providing ongoing advice, we offer a number of specific tax services:

Income tax consulting

Tax advice isn’t a one size fits all solution which is why we take an integrated approach. Through our income tax planning and consulting, we’ll look at tax consolidation involving formation or acquisition of groups and any debt or equity issues your business may have.

Human resource tax solutions

A service that is used widely across many businesses, at RSM Australia we understand that a company is only as good as the people behind it. Through providing human resource tax solutions, you can ensure your business is attracting and incentivising the right employees.

Tax compliance

Ensure you are compliant with corporate laws by enlisting the taxation services of RSM Australia. Our 360-degree approach to tax compliance means you’ll never miss an important deadline as well as reducing the risk of your organisation being hit with unexpected penalties or additional tax.

International tax

If your business is trading or dealing internationally, you will need to rely on a firm that can help you understand how your business, its cash and any cross border transactions will be affected. Take the stress away and let RSM Australia handle your international tax planning needs.

See how the expert team at RSM Australia can help your business and find out more about our taxation services by contacting the team today.

 

What are the GST implications of Retentions and Bank Guarantees?

While there have been no recent changes in this area, it is worth re-visiting as we have had a couple of queries on regarding Retentions and Bank Guarantees.

Should your SME start making R&D tax claims? | R&D Tax Incentive

In light of the disproportionate number of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) lodging annual R&D Tax Incentive claims, there’s never been a better time for non-participating SMEs to consider their options, urges Dr Richard Wraith R&D Tax Principal with RSM Australia.

New 12.5 percent withholding tax on property transactions

To ensure Australia captures as much tax as possible from property transactions a new withholding tax has been introduced and will apply to contracts entered into on or after 1 July 2017. Under the new provisions where a foreign resident disposes of:

Signing the Multilateral Instrument

What happens if you threw a party and the guest of honour did not turn up? The international aspects of the G20/OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project will become a reality at a treaty signing ceremony to be held in Paris, on 7 June 2017. 

Chevron Australia’s transfer pricing fight to go (at least) another round

Chevron Australia has lodged the necessary paperwork with the Australian High Court registry, to apply for special leave to appeal against the Full Federal Court’s decision, in the long running and ground breaking transfer pricing litigation.

ATO releases draft transfer pricing guidance on international related party financing arrangements

On 16 May 2017, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) issued in draft form a Practical Compliance Guideline (PCG 2017/D4) outlining its proposed compliance approach to the transfer pricing implications arising from cross border ‘related party financing arrangements’ (RPFAs). 

Australian GST: low value threshold (LVT) changes a step closer

With a low value threshold (LVT) set at AUD$1,000, Australia has been very much at the ‘generous’ end of the global spectrum of GST-free imported goods, to the benefit of Australian consumers and the chagrin of Australian retailers.

The arguments and the Court's decision

Australia wins gold in the international transfer pricing games The Commissioner’s arguments The Commissioner made determinations under both Division 13 and Subdivision 815-A, totalling approximately A$340m, based on his view that:

Detailed discussion of the facts

Australia wins gold in the international transfer pricing games The facts

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