Published on 20 Jun 00
by VICTORIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
Whilst the OECD and ATO approach to date has not provided any great certainty in relation to the taxation issues associated with electronic commerce, the approach adopted currently presents a number of very interesting tax issues and planning opportunities for taxpayers. Outlined below are several of these issues and opportunities identified by the OECD and the ATO. They are - source of income, taxable presence, income characterisation, transfer pricing, consumption taxes. This is a seminar paper.
Aldrin is the Head of Projects and Infrastructure at Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills and has over 20 years experience in a specialist taxation role. He acts predominantly for large multinational and Australian listed companies and has significant experience in advising both vendors and purchasers in multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects. As well as providing taxation advice, Aldrin has been the instructing solicitor on a number of matters before the Federal Court and High Court of Australia. Aldrin has been recognised as one of Australia’s leading tax controversy advisers by the International Tax Review and is heavily involved in consultations regarding taxation law reforms, including assisting the Board of Taxation. Aldrin is a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne and lectures in the Masters of Taxation program.
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24 January 2017