Australia Law

Have Australian law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Australia Law Questions
I have a questions About Capital gains in Australia as a
I have a questions About Capital gains in Australia as a foreigner … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
29,219 satisfied customers
I use an agency to employ a virtual assistant in the
I use an agency to employ a virtual assistant in the Philippines. In the contract, they said I had to pay them $10k if I stopped employing him through them, and employed him myself. Is that legal. It … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
29,219 satisfied customers
I want to communicate with an australian lawyer to ask about
i want to communicate with an australian lawyer to ask about capital gains tax issue. If i get a 188b provisional visa, i know that i do not need to pay capital gains tax on sale of my hong kong property. however, if i finally get the 888 permanent residency status visa and then sell my hong kong property, how will the australian tax authority tax me on capital gains tax, do they calculate capital gains tax based the difference i) between the market value i sell it minus the property cost when i first purchased it, which may be more than 10 years ago or ii) the market value i sell my hong kong property minus the market value at the point when i am officially granted the 888 permanent residency status? In other words, how do they assess the cost basis of my Hong Kong property when it is sold for capital gains tax purpose? … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
29,219 satisfied customers
Does anyone know about the business innovation visa 188B -
hi, does anyone know about the business innovation visa 188B - investor stream in Australia.I want to clarify some legal and tax issues associated with this 188B visa in Australia… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
29,219 satisfied customers
I want to know the requirements of operating a Hong Kong
Hi, I want to know the requirements of operating a Hong Kong registered company in Australia. It's my own sole proprietorship, a consultancy services agency. I have the ABN on my name in Australia, an… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
29,219 satisfied customers
I have been living in the UAE for 8 years and was recently
I have been living in the UAE for 8 years and was recently terminated from my job and left the country. I have a large amount of personal debt there. I have left the UAE and returned to Australia. Do … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,339 satisfied customers
Tax Residency Question: I'm living overseas in the
Tax Residency Question: I'm living overseas in the Philippines on a tourist visa, and have done so for 1 1/2 years without returning to Australia. I have an online business which isn't incorporated/re… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,339 satisfied customers
I'm setting up a remittance business in Australia and need
Hi, I'm setting up a remittance business in Australia and need to know what licenses I need for that: What I do is like this: Let's say someone in Australia is willing to sell his/her Australian Dolla… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,339 satisfied customers
Hi, I was working in UAE for 3 years and had a great credit
Hi, I was working in UAE for 3 years and had a great credit history, never ever missed any single payment on time. One fine morning, I was called by Ministry of Interior and asked me to leave the coun… read more
kmslaw
kmslaw
Special Counsel
Bachelor's Degree
215 satisfied customers
I am an Australian expat who previously lived in the UAE. I
I am an Australian expat who previously lived in the UAE. I have a debt collector from HSBC using harassment methods to try to force me to pay an extortionate amount of money from the unpaid debt. Wha… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,339 satisfied customers
Cocaine found in hotel by Housekeeping in Hong Kong. A
Cocaine found in hotel by Housekeeping in Hong Kong. A group of us shared a hotel room in Hong Kong not long ago, and a couple of them partook in the use of cocaine (against my will as i get so nervou… read more
Sean
Sean
Experienced lawyer
Bachelor of Law with First Class Honours
855 satisfied customers
Hi, I was offered an employment contract by a Perth based
Hi, I was offered an employment contract by a Perth based company ACAE in March of this year. The first part of the contract is copied and pasted below. I recieved my first two payments under the cont… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Hi, Im an Australian Business with an intent to open a
Hi, I'm an Australian Business with an intent to open a branch in Hong Kong. The business will be generated via online shop which sources goods from HK and deliverrs them around the world. Banking / p… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,339 satisfied customers
I need to to apply for a civil injunction order in the Court
I need to to apply for a civil injunction order in the Court of First Instance in Hong Kong. I live in Perth and need to have this done ASAP whilst incurring minimum cost. Colin… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,339 satisfied customers
I am running an IT consultancy, which also sells its own proprietary
I am running an IT consultancy, which also sells its own proprietary products. My client, a Hong Kong company run by Belgian nationals, has contracted me for products and services. On some point, they… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I run a trading company based in Melbourne, Australia . I buy
I run a trading company based in Melbourne, Australia . I buy Australian goods from Australian company and sell those goods to clients all over the world. I received USD from my clients and also pay U… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
2,764 satisfied customers
GoFresh China ( GFC”) is a Hong Kong-based company that manufactures
GoFresh China (“GFC”) is a Hong Kong-based company that manufactures bottled fruit drinks for the Hong Kong and mainland Chinese commercial market. The company purchases raw fruit, processes and packa… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
2,764 satisfied customers
Hello. I have been told by an Australian property lawyer that
Hello. I have been told by an Australian property lawyer that i could commence litigation proceedings in Australia against a property agent in Hong Kong who, is selling off plan property for an Austra… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
2,764 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Deborah Awyzio

Deborah Awyzio

Solicitor

863 satisfied customers

Bachelor of Laws (QUT), BIT (QUT), Family Law Accredited Specialist, over 12 years experience

Sean

Sean

Experienced lawyer

855 satisfied customers

Law degree with 1st class honours from Australian National University.

Darren Kruse

Darren Kruse

Solicitor

16 satisfied customers

Practising in in Personal Injury, Workcover, Civil Disputes, Family, Wills and Estates and Criminal law.

Leon

Leon

Solicitor

33,339 satisfied customers

BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

29,219 satisfied customers

Family Law, Commercial Law, Property law, Probate & Wills, Employment Law, International Law, Criminal and Traffic Law, Litigation Tribunal & Courts

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

7,659 satisfied customers

Bachelor of Laws (dist) Graduate Diploma in Legal Practise. Admitted NSW Supreme Court / High Court

Patrick H.

Patrick H.

Lawyer

5,422 satisfied customers

Dip Law LPAB - Sydney based lawyer

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x