Australian expats warned of tax bills on return post-pandemic

clock • 2 min read

Australians returning from overseas because of the covid-19 pandemic risk facing increased tax implications in the country they resided in, even if this was for a short period of time, law firms warned today. Sydney-based law firm HLB Mann Judd said thousands of returning Australians will have to reassess their tax obigations on returning to Australia. Around 40,000 Australian citizens are currently registered with the government to be planning to return home imminently. Peter Bembrick, a partner at HLB Mann and chair of the firm's Australasian Tax Committee, said: "The nature of co...

To continue reading this article...

Join International Investment

Join International Investment today

Unlock members-only benefits:

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, industry insights, video features and market intelligence
  • Stay ahead of the curve with spotlights on international financial centres, regional trends international advice and global industry leaders
  • Receive breaking news stories straight to your inbox in the daily newsletters
  • Hear the latest cross jurisdictional developments in wealth planning, tax, regulation, investing, retirement and protection
  • Members-only access to the Editor’s weekly news roundup newsletter
  • Members-only access to analysis via our exclusive industry polls
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes

Join now


Already a International Investment member?


Author spotlight

Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.