Published on 26 May 22
by NATIONAL DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This paper covers selected recent court and tribunal decisions and their implications, as well as ATO rulings on issues that are of particular relevance to corporate taxpayers.
Anna Wilson, FTI, specialises in taxation, insolvency and related matters. She acts for the Commissioner and the taxpayer in both State and Federal jurisdictions. Her practice extends to tax technical and structuring advice, tax investigations and audits, private rulings and objections, through to litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Anna also acts in regulatory/disciplinary matters such as those involving registration with the Tax Practitioners Board and/or membership of professional accounting associations. She was involved in the superannuation round of the Financial Services Royal Commission and acts in disputes between members of self-managed superannuation funds.
Anna has extensive experience as a tax and commercial specialist in large law firms having worked for over 10 years with Norton Rose Fulbright, including 15 months in Munich, Germany and two years with Gadens in Melbourne. She commenced her legal career working mainly in property law before concentrating on tax from 2008.
Anna obtained her law and science degrees (majoring in mathematics and physics) from Monash University and has a Masters of Taxation Law from Melbourne University, where she was awarded the Graham Hill Taxation Law prize. Anna now lectures in the Masters program at Melbourne University, teaching the subject Capital Gains Tax: Problems in Practice.
Anna has a special interest in residency for tax purposes, insolvency and bankruptcy, employee share schemes, self-managed superannuation funds, limited recourse and other borrowing arrangements involving SMSFs, estate and succession planning, trusts, charitable structures, income tax exempt and deductible gift recipient endorsements as well as State taxes, particularly stamp duty and land tax.
Anna is fluent in German and is accredited as a professional translator from German into English (NAATI No. 75201).
Prior to her legal career, Anna was a professional cyclist and represented Australia at the Atlanta and Sydney Olympic Games and the Kuala Lumpur and Manchester Commonwealth Games.
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16 June 2022
Anthony is a Partner with Hall & Wilcox. Anthony is a highly regarded tax practitioner with extensive experience in commercial transactions, deals and arrangements. Anthony has extensive tax advisory expertise in matters relating to income tax, corporate tax, employment taxation, financial services tax, the taxation of trusts, tax controversy involving Federal and state taxation authorities. In particular, Anthony specialises in providing tax structuring advice, due diligence and legal drafting for mergers, acquisitions, divestments, corporate restructures and business structuring, refinancing and debt and equity issues. Anthony has specific industry experience in the
property sector, the funds management industry, the manufacturing sector, bio-technical companies, and providing
assistance to start-up companies and is a published author and regular presenter on income tax law.
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16 June 2022