Energy and Mining

Delivering local solutions for global challenges

Our tax professionals provide 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, services companies and investors. Our industry experience includes inbound and outbound transactions and structuring, mergers and acquisitions, and Australian Taxation Office engagement and dispute resolutions.

We provide services relating to all three tiers of resource taxation: state royalties, Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (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 structuring and financing of an Australian investment
  • Advice on the repatriation of profits and funds from an Australian investment
  • Determining the application of debt/equity, anti-hybrid and thin capitalisation rules to international financing arrangements
  • Minimising tax exposure on foreign currency transactions
  • Advice on tax effective exit strategies
  • Assistance with preparation 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 PRRT 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

Janelle O'Hare

National Tax Leader for Energy, Utilities and Resources, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 8 9238 3127

Michael Bona

Global Tax Leader

Tel: +61 7 3257 5015

James O'Reilly

Brisbane Corporate Tax Leader, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 7 3257 8057

Rob Bentley

Perth Corporate Tax Leader, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 8 9238 5202

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