Published on 24 Oct 18
by WESTERN AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This presentation covers:
- the concept of unitisation and the potential benefits
- what fiscal policy settings are conducive to the success of these arrangements?
- how does australia’s tax regime compare?
- can costs of these unitisations be mitigated within the existing system?
- Is reform required?
James is PwC Australia's Tax Leader for Energy & Mining. He is based in Brisbane and specialises in advising clients investing in the Australian resources industry, with a particular focus on the coal, oil & gas and precious metal industries. James has extensive knowledge of the tax issues relevant to resource operations, including the tax implications associated with the various stages of a mining operations' life cycle (i.e. exploration, development, operation and cessation), the establishment of joint venture arrangements, M&A activity and the application of State based royalty regimes. Part of James' focus is advising inbound multinationals on their Australian investments, including advising on the tax implications associated with alternate structures for inbound investment and financing.
- Current at
04 October 2017
Janelle is the National Tax Leader for Energy and Resources in PwC. She is a partner in the Corporate Tax team based in Brisbane. She has over 19 years of tax consulting experience. Janelle primarily advises a broad range of operators, joint venture participants and investors in the energy and resources industry, with a focus on the oil and gas sector. Janelle has significant experience in relation to the application of the PRRT regime and has advised on the application of the regime to every major offshore and onshore project in Australia. She has also worked with the ATO on issues arising from the transition of the regime to the onshore projects.
- Current at
04 September 2020
Jess Fantin is a Director in the
Brisbane Stamp Duty and Land Tax
Team at PwC and has over 9 years
specialist experience advising clients
with existing agriculture operations and
those wanting to invest in Australian
agriculture. Most recently, Jess played a
key stamp duty advisory role in respect
of PSPIB’s acquisition of ASX listed
Webster Limited. She also worked
closely with several agribusiness clients,
Agforce and the Property Council during
the 12 month consultation process for
the QLD foreign land tax surcharge
ex gratia guidelines and has assisted
a number of clients with applying for
ex gratia since the guidelines were
introduced. Jess’ passion for working
with agribusiness and assisting clients
stems from her background growing up
on a sugar cane farm south of Cairns,
which she now owns with her 2 siblings.
- Current at
15 April 2021