SA Labor to Apply Criminal Law to Workplaces Under its Industrial Relations Policy

March 25, 2022

On 21 March 2022, Labor leader, Peter Malinauskas, was sworn in as the 47th Premier of South Australia (SA). The Labor party secured...

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Branding for WET

November 7, 2018

The need for trade marks When the Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) Act[1] was amended with effect from 1 July 2018 to introduce additional...

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ACCC Targets Unfair Contract Terms for Agribusiness

June 29, 2018

The ACCC’s crackdown on unfair contract terms may impact you if you’re involved in the wine or agribusiness industries. The newly established ACCC...

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Application and Transition: The Proposed WET Rebate Revision Legislation

June 22, 2017

In the 2016 Federal Budget the Treasurer stated that the Government would introduce amendments to the Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) legislation that would...

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Client Profile: Paracombe Wines

December 16, 2016

Copreneurial passion      A relatively new term that perfectly describes one couple’s strong desire to grow a successful family wine production business....

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“Wine Equalisation Tax Rebate: Tightened Eligibility Criteria”

October 12, 2016

Late last month, Federal Treasury released its implementation paper examining the Wine Equalisation Tax Rebate (WET rebate).  This paper was said to set...

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Corking of WET to Leave Small Producers Wilting on the Vine?

May 4, 2016

Though it has been accepted by Treasury that the wine equalisation tax (WET) rebate was originally introduced to support wine producers in rural...

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Cheers to a New Addition to our Hospitality and Wine Teams!

March 24, 2016

DW Fox Tucker is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Bastian to the firm as a Senior Associate. Alex is a specialist...

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Submission to Treasury’s “Wine Equalisation Tax Rebate” Discussion Paper August 2015

September 14, 2015

Late last month, Federal Treasury released its discussion paper examining the Wine Equalisation Tax Rebate (WET rebate).  This paper was said to form...

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Client Profile: Torbreck Vintners

May 31, 2015

A Vintage Australian Success One of the world’s most famous wine critics has given Barossa Valley’s Torbreck a flawless 100 point rating for...

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Submission To ATO On WET Earlier Producer Rebate Provisions

March 1, 2014

Late last month, Fox Tucker Lawyers, together with a number of wine industry associations and contacts, was forwarded by the Australian Tax Office...

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Clear thinking needed on WET rebate for blends

November 25, 2013

Addressing industry confusion surrounding “earlier producer” provision In recent months, wine industry stakeholders have repeatedly sought our views at Fox Tucker on various...

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WET drying up for some?

October 16, 2013

ATO, industry move to tighten rebate requirements The last several months have seen a number of new developments in relation to the Wine...

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ATO targetting WET Producer Rebate compliance

April 18, 2012

Focus on “associated producers” In the current income year’s compliance program, the Commissioner of Taxation highlights the Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) Producer Rebate...

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