Australia Series 2020

Australia Part 1: Setting up a business in Australia

It is important for New Zealand businesses trading in Australia to consider certain tax issues when setting up a business in Australia. This webinar will consider a variety of tax issues that may be relevant for NZ Individuals or businesses setting up a business in Australia.

Examples of issues considered include, but are not limited to:

  • What is the best business structure (e.g. company, trust, sole trader etc)
  • What tax issues should you think about when setting up a business

Australia Part 2: Doing Business in Australia

It is important for New Zealand businesses trading in Australia to consider certain tax issues that may affect their business. This webinar will consider a variety of tax issues that may be relevant for New Zealand businesses operating in Australia.

Examples of tax issues considered include, but are not limited to:

  • International tax (e.g. tax residency of individuals and companies)
  • Company and trust (e.g. lower 27.5% rate for companies, trust vesting)
  • Individuals (changes relating to residential rental premises, vacant land, foreign resident withholding tax regime on property sales in Australia
  • GST (GST withholding regime)

Australia Part 3: A Tax Update

This webinar will consider recent Australian developments that may affect New Zealanders


Total CPD Hours: 1.25 per webinar (3.75 for the series)

PRESENTER

Roelof van der Merwe, National Tax Director, Findex

Roelof is the National Tax Director of Findex and has more than 15 years’ experience in Australia delivering practical tax and consulting services.
Roelof joined Findex after gaining experience in Big 4 and mid-tier firms.

Roelof helps to ensure that Findex stays up-to-date with the latest developments by interpreting technical tax information in a practical and
relevant manner. He has experience on a wide variety of complex tax related topics and has the ability to identify, understand and clearly
communicate how the tax law may impact business transactions and taxpayers.

Trevor Pascall – Senior Partner, Tax Advisory, Crowe Australia.

Trevor is currently Senior Partner Tax Advisory at Crowe Horwath Brisbane with lead tax responsibilities for Queensland and northern NSW.
He has a broad range of clients across a number of industry groups, including ENR, mining services, property, infrastructure, retirement villages
and not-for-profits. Trevor provides advice across the wide spectrum of tax issues, including specialist taxation advice on structuring business,
investment and financing transactions, tax governance and ATO disputes/issues, with a principal focus on income tax, resources tax and
employment tax matters. Prior to Crowe Horwath, Trevor worked for KPMG and the ATO, including 4 years as Tax Counsel. He is an active presenter at
professional seminars and lecturer at The Tax institute’s formal education courses.

Tony Marks – Tax Partner, Specialist Tax Advisory Services, Crowe Australia

Tony has 30+ years’ experience in company, personal and not-for-profit taxation and in rural fire fighting (as both a volunteer and a staff member).
He passionately believes in always acting in a respectful, ethical, professional and honest manner, regardless of the circumstance(s).

Tony values courage; people who take ownership and remain focused, even in difficult circumstances; honour; teamwork and trust.

Event Venue Date Description
Australia All Parts (Webinars) Online Webinar
  • 18 February 2020 2:00 pm
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Australia Part 1: Setting up a business in Australia (Webinar) Online Webinar
  • 18 February 2020 2:00 pm

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Australia Part 2: Doing Business in Australia (Webinar) Online Webinar
  • 20 February 2020 2:00 pm

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Australia Part 3: A Tax Update (Webinar) Online Webinar
  • 25 February 2020 2:00 pm

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