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SingTel appeals ATO win over deductions on $14B Optus buy
Tax 2022-04-22 10:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

Telecommunications giant SingTel is challenging a ruling in favour of the Australian Taxation Office’s decision to reject over $894,000 in tax deductions related to its […]

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ATO hits back at Pepsico lawsuit over Schweppes bottling payments
Tax 2022-03-25 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A notice issued to Pepsico demanding royalty withholding tax over bottling payments made by Schweppes correctly notified the soft drink giant of its tax liability, […]

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SingTel can’t salvage $190,000 in transfer pricing deductions on $14.2B Optus buy
Tax 2022-03-24 4:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

SingTel has been blocked from making $190,000 in tax deductions after the Australian Taxation Office won its Federal Court case against the Singaporean teleco over […]

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PwC Australia picks up Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills
Tax 2022-03-01 9:21 pm By Sam Matthews

A new taxation super-group is on the horizon, with leading tax advisory firm Greenwoods set to join the ranks of PwC Australia’s financial advisory business […]

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PepsiCo takes ATO to court for taxing bottling payments by Schweppes
Tax 2022-02-23 3:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

PepsiCo has launched proceedings disputing claims by the Australian Taxation Office that amounts paid by Schweppes for local bottling and distribution services were royalties and […]

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SingTel loses transfer pricing dispute with ATO over $14.2B Optus acquisition
Tax 2021-12-20 10:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Singapore telecommunications giant SingTel cannot claim over $894 million in tax deductible “transfer pricing benefits” for interest paid by a cross-border subsidiary on a loan […]

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Emirates Group can’t recoup $10.5M paid to Australian staff through JobKeeper
Tax 2021-11-15 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Eight companies in the Dubai-based Emirates Group have lost a court bid to recoup more than $10.5 million paid to Australian staff during the COVID-19 […]

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ATO prepared to rule out prosecuting PwC for tax offences after privilege fight
Tax 2021-04-16 2:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Taxation Office has told a judge it would be prepared to “give comfort” to PricewaterhouseCoopers that it will not prosecute the accounting giant […]

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PwC sued by Zilzie Wines for unsolicited R&D tax credit advice
Tax 2020-12-22 4:50 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Wine making family Forbes and its company, Zilzie Wines, have launched legal action against PricewaterhouseCoopers alleging the professional services firm provided it with shonky tax […]

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Judge remains concerned about conflict of interest in PWC privilege battle with tax office
Tax 2020-12-18 10:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Assurances that PwC can be a defendant in a privilege fight with the ATO while representing three other defendants in the proceedings and avoid a […]

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