Expat Tax Blog

Australian and International Tax Updates


The Temporary Resident Tax Concession

Many expats first relocate to Australia on a temporary visa. The article below outlines some of the tax concessions that may be available to holders of […]

International tax issues to consider in preparing your 2020 Australian Tax Return  

Well, its that time of the year again to start to consider preparing and lodging your 2020 Australian tax return.  For Australian expats, preparing an Australian […]

Tax implications for foreign buyers purchasing Australian Property

  If you are a ‘foreign person’ and looking to acquire an Australian property, it is important to be aware that you may be subject to […]

Australian Tax Treatment of Employee Share Schemes for Non-Residents and Expats

The Employee Share Scheme (ESS) tax treatment for expats and non-residents is often an area of confusion. The article below outlines the Australian ESS rules and […]

Australian Tax Treatment of Overseas Superannuation and Pensions

The Australian tax treatment of an overseas pension fund or superannuation fund is a complex area from an Australian tax perspective. Is the Overseas Fund a […]

Australian Expats and Main Residence Capital Gains Tax Changes

A reminder to all Australian expat non-residents overseas that the retrospective and controversial changes to the Australian Capital Gains Tax (CGT) main residence exemption will impact […]

Capital Gains made by non-residents and the use of Australian Discretionary Trusts

The Federal Court has recently held in the case of Peter Greensill Family Co Pty Ltd (as trustee) v FC of T that the distribution of capital gains by […]

Update on COVID-19 and Australian tax residency

We hope everyone is doing well during these times! We previously wrote on 31 March 2020 regarding the ATO’s guidance for expats or individuals who are […]
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