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Federal and Victorian State budgets 2024-25: Melbourne livestream

Pitcher Partners Melbourne brought together a panel of experts for an extensive budget briefing.  The panel included ANZ Senior Economist Catherine Birch and Tax Advisory partners Stuart Dall, Daniel Burt and Irina Tan. Together they discuss the implications of the Federal and Victorian State budget on individuals and middle market businesses. A budget focused on […]

Expansion of Vacant Residential Land Tax to all Victoria – act now

If you own a vacant residential property in Victoria, you could have a Vacant Residential Land Tax (VRLT) liability in respect of that property from next year onwards.  The VRLT is an annual tax imposed on residential property which is deemed to be ‘vacant’. The tax applies in addition to standard land tax and is […]

Victorian State Budget 2024-25: Analysis

Middle market businesses denied much needed tax relief in State Budget   Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas handed down the State Budget 2024-25, his 10th budget, on the afternoon of 7 May.   With an increased deficit of $2.2bn now projected for the 2024-25 financial year, and the state’s net debt expected to blow out to almost $188bn […]

Victoria needs to be the place businesses want to invest

Key points: Victoria is the only state where new business starts have declined from 2021 levels Government policies, labour market shortages and supply chain dynamics significant factors affecting productivity Removal of stamp duty exemptions, Foreign Buyers Duty and increase in payroll tax contributing to an unfavourable business climate Victoria risks losing even more business investment […]

Victoria’s new commercial and industrial property tax

On 20 March 2024, the Victorian Government introduced the Commercial and Industrial Property Tax Reform Bill 2024 (Bill) into Parliament. The Bill establishes the new Commercial and Industrial Property Tax (CIPT). The introduction of the Bill follows the announcement in the Victorian Government’s 2023-2024 State Budget of its intention to progressively abolish stamp duty on […]

Fringe Benefits Tax 2024

Ali Suleyman, Elena Bogomolova and Peejade Cheng from Pitcher Partners Melbourne, present the annual Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) Update. This webinar is designed to assist you in preparing and lodging your FBT return for the year ended 31 March 2024. In this webinar, refresh your knowledge and learn more about: Fundamental principles of FBT Recent […]

Ellen Fimmano

Ellen is a Client Director in our Tax Advisory group with over 12 years of experience in providing taxation advisory and compliance services to privately-owned, listed and multinational businesses. Ellen has broad experience in advising businesses on a variety of commercial and taxation matters in relation to structuring, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, global expansion and […]

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