Energy and Mining

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Our corporate tax team provides advice on all tax consulting and compliance issues that arise from Australia’s complex tax system. We have the largest team of taxation professionals in Australia and provide services to a broad range of Australia's largest resources companies, mid-caps, juniors and services companies. Our industry experience includes inbound and outbound transactions and structuring, Australia mergers and acquisition, Australian Taxation Office disputes and rulings, and Resource Rent Tax implementation.

We provide services relating to all three tiers of resource taxation: state royalties, Minerals and Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (MRRT/PRRT), and income tax. Our focus is on working with you to simplify complex tax matters and to minimise the impact of taxation on your business, freeing up capital to allow your business to grow.

Our services include:

  • Advice on the tax effect structuring and financing of an Australian investment
  • Advice on tax effect repatriation of profits and funds from an Australian investment
  • Determining the application of debt/equity and thin capitalisation rules to international financing arrangements
  • Minimising tax exposure on foreign currency transactions
  • Advice on tax effective exit strategies
  • Preparation or review and lodgement of income tax returns, involving the generation of relevant reports and schedules using software developed by PwC
  • Identification of potential savings and opportunities to our clients in meeting their compliance obligations, including proactive management of changes in tax legislation in order to capitalise on opportunities and mitigate potential risks
  • Preparation or review of Resource Rent Tax modelling and returns
  • Review of tax effect accounting balances and tax reserves for annual financial reporting purposes
  • Tax audit / review support and resolution.

Contact us

Ellen Thomas

Partner, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 (2) 8266 3550

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