Issue 1 2022

Acquisition International - Issue 1 2022 11 Accountants of Australian and New Zealand, Tax Institute of Australia and Certified Practicing Accountants, as well as other corporate, industry and regulatory entities.” “We are recognised as leaders in our market and have been active in making submissions to Government, regulatory and advisory bodies regarding taxation, policy and legislative changes that effect foreign investors and Australian expatriates.” Since the pandemic, more than 600,000 Aussie expats have returned home. Repatriation Tax Planning is essential to ensure clients have a fully understanding all aspects of tax position prior to their return to minimize unnecessary costly mistakes and maximise their financial standing. Specialising in a variety of services, the company assists clients with regards to Australian Tax Return Preparation, Australian Property Financial Feasibility Analysis, Australian Migration Taxation Planning and Australian Expatriate & Repatriate Tax Planning. Steve explains how it feels for the company to be recognised on a global scale for the work that the team do. “It is an honour to be awarded for the seventh consecutive year in the AI Global Awards. It is testament to the value we place on providing outstanding service, honest advice and always acting with integrity.” The outlook is positive for ATS, with Steve citing the growth within the company as a key factor of the agency’s success. He talks about the new offices opened throughout Australian over the past year and the excitement of global growth forecasted in 2022. “With the relaxation of borders and the world feeling more connected than ever since the pandemic, we anticipate an increase in Australian migration, foreign investment and a return overseas for Aussie expats. We will continue to provide services to educate and protect the financial interests of our clients.” Nov21189 Company: Australasian Taxation Services Pty Ltd – a SMATS Group company Website: Contact: Australian Expat Taxation Matters TS is a registered Australian tax agent that ensures clients gain a full understanding of their Australian tax obligations and opportunities. The team are experts in Australian tax compliance and provide specialised tax planning services for Australian expatriates, property investors and intended migrants to Australia. ATS is a part of the global corporation SMATS Group of businesses. Steve Douglas, Co-Founder and Managing Director of ATS and Chairman of SMATS Services Pte Ltd, has created success in a niche market by capitalising on his taxation specialisations for non-resident property investors, migration and expatriate taxation planning. As a regular presenter on Australian taxation matters, Steve has delivered seminars across the globe on behalf of many industry organisations and property developers, including the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia and Australian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong. Interestingly, Steve has been featured in articles by the Singapore Business Times, South China Morning Post, Australian Entrepreneur Magazine, Benchmark, Western Australian Property and Investment and Property Link magazine. He comments that his team drives the success of the company. “Our team members have a full understanding of Australian and international tax issues and are members of the Chartered A With an established network of offices around the globe, Australasian Taxation Services (ATS) continues to dominate as the leading Australian expatriate tax firm, having serviced thousands of international and Australian based clients. Steve Douglas provides an in-depth overview of the services and success of the company.