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High Court won’t hear law firm partner’s fight with ATO over exit payments
Business of Law 2023-11-09 11:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined to weigh in on a dispute between a retired law firm partner and the ATO over tax on $182,000 in […]

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EY outs itself as former employer of tax practitioner facing ATO action
Tax 2023-11-01 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

The practitioner accused in court of promoting tax exploitation schemes to clients was a former partner at EY who was terminated last year after allegedly […]

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Thomson Geer lures tax partner from Clayton Utz
Tax 2023-10-23 9:12 pm By Sam Matthews

Thomson Geer has snagged a Clayton Utz special counsel to bolster its tax practice. Cameron Forbes joins Thomson Geer as a partner in the firm’s […]

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Former PwC partner at centre of tax leaks scandal banned by ASIC
Financial Services 2023-10-20 3:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

PricewaterhouseCoopers’ former head of international tax Peter-John Collins has been banned by the corporate regulator from providing financial services for eight years. Collins was at […]

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Court rejects Tony Sage’s bid to uncover legal advice in tax audit
Tax 2023-10-20 2:17 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has rejected a bid by WA businessman and former Perth Glory owner Antony Sage to uncover external legal advice provided to the tax […]

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Barristers better than consulting firms for government work, inquiry told
Business of Law 2023-10-19 3:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

Government should shift away from using large professional services firms for advisory work and retain barristers to help avoid conflicts, increase accountability and ensure value […]

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Big four partner had ‘substantial role’ in tax avoidance schemes, ATO suit claims
Tax 2023-10-17 11:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Commissioner of Taxation is pursuing a former Big Four partner for allegedly promoting tax exploitation schemes for clients. But a fight has broken out […]

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Law firm partner takes fight with ATO over exit payment to High Court
Tax 2023-10-05 3:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A retired law firm partner has taken his battle with the ATO to the High Court, arguing he is not liable to be taxed on […]

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Ex-Greenwoods partner asks High Court to weigh in on whistleblower protections
High Court 2023-10-04 11:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills partner who claims he was sacked for complaining about Lendlease’s attempts to avoid tax liability has asked the […]

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Tax leaks report skewers PwC’s ‘whatever it takes’ culture
Tax 2023-09-27 10:12 pm By Sam Matthews

An independent investigation commenced in the wake of PwC’s tax leaks scandal has taken the firm to task for its “whatever it takes” growth strategy […]

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