Denise Honey


Partner/Executive Director - Tax Advisory

International Business Advisory

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Professional Background

Denise brings to her clients many years’ tax experience with a particular focus on assisting clients with international operations. Denise regularly advises clients on inbound and outbound structuring, financing arrangements, transfer pricing and assists clients in dealing with queries from revenue authorities.

As a qualified business expert, Denise also assists her clients on financial matters as they pertain to tax issues through an in-depth understanding of the industries in which they operate.

Industry Experience

  • Entertainment
  • Family office
  • Professional services
  • Manufacturing and distribution
  • Retail

Memberships & Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (University of Melbourne)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (University of Melbourne)
  • Master of Laws (University of Melbourne)
  • Accredited Tax Law Specialist
  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Admitted to legal practice in Victoria
  • Affiliate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
  • Chartered Tax Advisor with the Tax Institute and a member of its International
  • Committee Member of the Division 815 Working Group
  • Member of the BEPS Tax Advisory Group
  • Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners - TEP

Articles Published

Hybrid mismatch rules to be simplified

1st June 2020

Denise Honey

.. What are the rules about? The hybrid mismatch rules arose out of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) base ero...

Foreign incorporated companies given additional time to correct tax residency status

17th December 2019

Denise Honey

Recent updates to the PCG provide foreign incorporated companies with additional time to tidy up their governance processes before the Commissione...

Removal of CGT Main Residence concession for foreign residents

9th December 2019

Denise Honey

*How will t**he** new rules work?*  The /Treasury Laws Amendment (Reducing Pressure on Housing Affordability Measures) Bill 2019 /(“*the* *Bi...

Draft taxation determinations TD 2019/D6 and TD 2019/D7

23rd October 2019

Denise Honey

.. *What are the Draft Taxation Determinations about? * TD 2019/D6 and TD 2019/D7 asks how the current tax legislation operates where a capital g...

If you have a student loan and are planning on living abroad, you’ll need to let the ATO know

11th September 2019

Denise Honey

This applies to people with the following types of loans: * Higher Education Loan Program (HELP – formerly known as HECS) * VET Student Loan (...

Dual tax resident companies impacted by MLI

14th June 2019

Denise Honey

.... Which companies will be affected? The change applies to a company that falls within either of the following categories: 1. An Australian in...

Australia’s hybrid mismatch rules now apply to international structures of all sizes

13th May 2019

Denise Honey

Although aimed at aggressive structuring by multinational corporations, the rules have an extremely broad application and apply to ordinary commer...

Foreign incorporated companies given limited time to correct residency status after ATO rule-change

8th May 2019

Denise Honey

This represents a change in the position previously taken by the ATO outlined in TR 2005/15, which has been withdrawn. The ATO is giving taxpayers...

ATO rules foreign incorporated companies may be Australian resident and provides limited opportunity to correct

17th April 2019

Denise Honey

The ATO states that where a foreign incorporated company has central management and control in Australia this will be sufficient, in and of itsel...

Pitcher Partners makes a submission on the proposed “Instagram Tax”

18th February 2019

Denise Honey

The Government recently proposed a change to the taxation of ‘high-profile individuals’ such as celebrities, sportspeople, internet personalit...

Foreign incorporated companies with central management and control in Australia

22nd November 2018

Denise Honey

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Foreign owners of residential dwellings

21st August 2018

Denise Honey

.. Overview As part of a broader policy framework relating to foreign investment in housing, the Government has introduced a vacancy fee – a fe...

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