Published on 01 Aug 08
by "THE TAX SPECIALIST" JOURNAL ARTICLE
This paper provides a brief overview of the taxation of shipping profits in Australia. The shipping industry is currently undergoing a boom, which has been fuelled by demand for Australia’s resources, and there has been an increased focus on the taxation of profits derived by shipping enterprises, further intensified by a recent Full Federal Court decision and a raft of ATO rulings and determinations. This paper highlights some of the key taxation issues that shipping enterprises should consider.