All posts in "Tax Implications"

Should you worry about how you complete your Australian outgoing passenger card and incoming passenger card?

By Craig / December 3, 2015

With the Christmas travel season upon us, and many Aussie expats (like myself) heading down under, I thought it worthwhile sharing with you how the Australian Tax Office is using your completed Australian outgoing and incoming passenger card in court cases when challenging people’s claims to be non-resident of Australia for tax purposes.


What Australian Expats Need to Do If You Have a HELP Debt or TSL Debt

By Craig / November 23, 2015

We recently reported on changes to HELP Debt repayment obligations of Australian Expats passed by the Australian Parliament in early November 2015. Find below details on what the new obligations for Australian Expats are with respect to informing the tax office of your move overseas and your overseas income, and when you will need to start continuing […]


Australian Government Closes Loophole on HELP debt (student loan) repayments for Australian Expats

By Craig / November 9, 2015

Australians who move abroad after graduating from university are now obliged to continue making repayments of their student loans (HELP debt) under new rules passed by the Australian Senate today.   In my previous article Australian Government Removes Tax Loophole For Australian Expats we forewarned of this eventuality and now the legislation has passed the Australian Parliament.


10 Things You Can Do To Show You Really Are A Non-Resident For Australian Tax Purposes

By Craig / October 26, 2015

Many Australian Expats, who move to low taxing countries, want to ensure they become non-residents of Australia for tax purposes to ensure they capture the benefits of the lower tax regime in their country of residence.  Unfortunately, it is not as simple as just deciding that you are no longer a resident for Australian tax purposes. […]


Medicare Implications For Australian Expats

By Craig / July 29, 2015

Medicare Implications for Australian Expats is the first in a series of three articles to help you understand what you need to know about not only the medicare implications for Australian Expats, but also the health insurance implications for Australian Expats.  Just because you are living abroad, does not mean you should disregard the implications for […]

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