January 22, 2022

Volume XII, Number 22


Louise A. Boyce

Louise Boyce is a taxation specialist with expertise in the corporate and employment sectors, as well as in international taxation matters. Louise is dedicated to delivering comprehensive advice in an easy-to-understand manner. She has advised many key clients over a number of years. Her double qualification as an Australian Chartered Accountant and lawyer enables her to provide clients with practical and effective taxation advice. The practice provides full-service taxation advice, especially in relation to transactional taxation, thin capitalisation, cross-border re-domiciliations and foreign-owned corporations looking at inbound opportunities. In addition, she provides advice in corporate reconstruction, business acquisition, consolidations, fringe benefits tax (FBT), capital gains tax and stamp duty.

Her areas of special expertise include:

  • employee taxation issues, including FBT, international secondments, employee share plans and performance rights plans.
  • energy and resource taxation advice.
  • high net worth individual and family tax planning.
  • mergers and acquisitions, and re-domiciliation’s.
  • major projects, including tax issues for PPP and infrastructure projects.
  • Australian Tax Office (ATO) audits and risk reviews.

Louise is the former chair of the NSW Technical Committee of the Tax Institute, Australia’s leading professional tax association which liaises with the ATO regarding interpretations and practical administration of taxation laws, and with Treasury regarding the policy and design of taxation laws.

Louise has been active in making submissions to Treasury and the ATO in relation to issues such as the design of employee share plan rules, continuity of ownership tests and scrip for scrip rollover amendments.

Louise acts for corporate clients, including clients in the energy & resources, finance, property, infrastructure and retail sectors as well as high net worth individuals/unlisted organisations or family trusts.

Louise was previously a Tax Principal and Director with one of the main accounting firms in Australia.


Articles in the National Law Review database by Louise A. Boyce