Published on 08 Aug 12
by NEW SOUTH WALES DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This paper follows on from earlier papers explaining the threshold issues practitioners need to bear in mind when undertaking international estate planning.
This paper focuses on:
- recent events in the UK, US and Europe that affect planning
- some planning examples
- what’s new in Australia?
- what if the plan goes astray?
John Balazs is a partner in boutique Sydney firm BLW LLP. He was a tax partner at Baker & McKenzie, Sydney for 10 years from 1998, and the senior tax partner for most of that time. John has established himself as a leading practitioner in income tax, with a particular emphasis on international tax. A graduate of the University of Sydney, John has a Master of Laws (First Class Honours). Prior to joining Baker & McKenzie, John was a partner of Ernst & Whinney and then Ernst & Young before joining Price Waterhouse Europe as a partner. Whilst with Price Waterhouse, John led the tax practice in Hungary in the period immediately following the end of communism
- Current at
19 September 2018