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TOFA–The international dimension paper

Published on 13 Feb 09 by NATIONAL DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE

This paper examines:

  • the application of TOFA to cross border financial transactions
  • how TOFA affects foreign banks, internal transactions of banks and OBUs
  • interaction with the rules on forex gains/losses, withholding tax and CFC/FIF regimes
  • change of residence by companies and individuals.

Author profile:

Author Photo - Tony FROST
Tony FROST
Tony Frost FTIA has been a Director with the Sydney office of Greenwoods & Freehills since 2003. Tony has more than 20 years experience in tax, with a focus on financial services and financial transactions. Tony has advised clients on a wide range of tax matters, including innovative financial products, structured finance, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border dealings, transfer pricing, tax audits and negotiations with the Australian Taxation Office. Prior to joining the firm in 2003, Tony had been a Tax Partner for seven years with one of the major international accounting firms. Earlier in his career, Tony spent five years with Westpac Banking Corporation. He has over 20 years experience in tax and has advised clients on a wide range of issues, but with an emphasis on financial products and financial institutions. Tony has had significant involvement in the tax reform process via industry and professional bodies. In particular, Tony has written or coordinated many submissions over the last 18 years for the banking industry, including on the TOFA reforms. Tony lectures on the taxation of financial transactions in the Masters of Law course at the University of Sydney and is a regular speaker and writer on this subject for the Taxation Institute and other organisations.
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