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Tax treaties - What are they and what do they do? presentation


This presentation focuses on the practical impact and application of Australia’s Tax Treaty network, as it applies to both Australian businesses operating offshore and foreign businesses operating in Australia.

Topics covered include:

  • the fundamentals of Tax Treaties, including their purpose, effect and interpretation
  • core concepts, eg residence, permanent establishments, business profits, withholding taxes etc
  • their interaction with Australian domestic tax law
  • some practical examples and issue involving the application of Treaties.

Author profile:

Mathew Chamberlain CTA
Mathew is a Partner at Ernst and Young and leads the International Tax group for Perth. He is a legal practitioner with over 22 years' experience in international tax focusing on the large multinational and corporate environments across Australia, the US, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa. Mathew specialises in international tax reform and foreign investment inbound and outbound from Australia. He is a frequent presenter with The Tax Institute and has spoken at both the National and State Conventions on international tax. He is also the WA representative on the Institutes International Tax subcommittee. In addition, Mathew is a seasoned lecturer in tax law at the University of Western Australia and Curtin University, at both postgraduate and undergraduate level. Current at 08 October 2015 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Mathew CHAMBERLAIN.

This was presented at International Day.

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