International Tax

International Tax Specialists for the Creative and Technology Industries

Electra Frost Accounting are Australian International Tax Specialists for the Creative and Technology Industries… a rare combination of expertise. We empathise with small businesses needing affordable and high quality advice.

We offer an Initial Tax Review by video conference, for those who have simpler international tax advisory needs than large-scale businesses and investors, but who still require specialist advice on their circumstances.

If you’re earning foreign income, doing business overseas or online, entering Australia or leaving indefinitely – speak with us. All meetings are held on video. All tax implications can be considered, including Business Structuring, GST, Capital Gains Tax and Superannuation. We can also work with your overseas accountant to ensure that your worldwide tax is in good order.

Careful planning and structuring may save you paying unnecessary tax.

If you’re planning to work overseas:

Before you leave it’s very important to know how to report correctly to the Tax Office . Your overseas income may not be exempt from Australian tax and there are steps to take if you expect the ATO to consider you a non-resident for tax purposes.

If you are leaving Australia permanently:

You will need a Tax Plan for your Australian based business activities, assets subject to Capital Gains Tax and Australian sourced income from investments. Before you leave,  we can review your assets and advise you on the tax treatment and best possible strategies.

Before commencing business overseas: 

You need to understand some complex rules. Australian residents  can be taxed on the income of their overseas business under the Controlled Foreign Corporations laws. If your Australian business transacts with related entities overseas, consideration must be given to the transfer pricing rules to ensure that profits are correctly determined for each jurisdiction.

If you are new to Australia:

We have the expertise to give you sound advice on setting up a business, tax obligations, registrations and dealing with the government agencies. We can liaise with your immigration lawyer to ensure that your status is properly understood for tax planning.

Overseas tax lodgments:

We cannot lodge your overseas tax returns, however if you are an existing client we may refer you to an appropriate accountant in our network and even deal with them on your behalf if you wish. We work with our clients’ overseas accountants to ensure correct outcomes and avoid double taxation.

Customer Testimonials

We are awesome to work with.
But don’t just take our word for it, take theirs!

Sai Nitivoranant

The online system made it very easy for me to do tax from overseas. I could upload everything through the system and even schedule for a video meeting. It was my first year working as a freelancer while travelling, and Electra helped to explain everything that was involved tax-wise. Thanks Electra and team!
Sai Nitivoranant, Illustrator and digital nomad

Mark Lambert

Honest and diligent. I no longer live in Sydney but will continue to be a client as they have well thought out online systems and processes that make it unnecessary to attend the office in person. I have been a client for many years and would recommend Electra Frost Accounting to anyone without hesitation.

Mark Lambert, Business owner

Steve Shanahan

I thoroughly recommend Electra and her team. She has made what was a confusing and intimidating tax situation clear and uncomplicated for me. Honest and trustworthy.

Steve Shanahan, Voice Actor

John Samaha

Brilliant service and advice. Electra is very patient, extremely knowledgeable and professional.
in summary, you get exemplary service at a great price. A must for any creative.

John Samaha, Comedian

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