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Letter From Australia

John Davison GST Partner Grant Thornton Australia outlines the differences and similarities between the Australian and UK tax systems and what a new immigrant or temporary secondee may need to know
G' Day. Whilst the UK is basking in 35-degree heat and droughts Sydney is suffering its wettest and coldest winter for many years getting as cold as 7 degrees some nights. As none of the rain seems to fall in the catchment areas we also suffer from hosepipe bans whilst enduring tropical downpours; I remember a similar situation in the UK. The respective tax systems also reflect many similarities with a number of significant differences.
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