Frank Hinoporos

Partner

Qualifications: LLB, BCom

Fluent in: Greek - conversational

Practices

Frank advises his clients on direct taxes, international structuring and taxation, business transactions, corporate restructuring, taxation disputes and the not-for-profit sector.

His clients include private and public companies, small-to-medium enterprises, high-net-worth individuals, family groups and not-for-profit organisations.

Frank is the current Secretary of Australian Business in Europe (ABIE) Australia and is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and a Chartered Tax Adviser of The Tax Institute.

Frank is a director of the trustee company of the Priceline Sisterhood Foundation (a public ancillary fund).

Frank is listed in Doyle's Guide to the Australian Legal Professions as Tax Rising StarĀ in Australia, 2016.

Experience

  • Advising on the restructuring of a publicly listed company, particularly on the ability of the company to use carried-forward taxation losses and the effect of a debt forgiveness.
  • Advising on the taxation implications of a substantial property development in Victoria.
  • Establishing private ancillary funds for a number of high-net-worth families and individuals, and providing advice regarding their ongoing operation.
  • Establishing a significant public charitable organisation (environmental).
  • Managing a complicated taxation dispute on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to a multi-million-dollar amended assessment.
  • Managing a long-running taxation audit for a high-net-worth family.

Latest thinking

Thinking | 16 Jan 2020

Tax relief for bushfire victims and tax deductibility of donations

The federal, Victorian, New South Wales and South Australian governments have now announced a raft of tax relief measures to ease the pressure on individuals, families and businesses affected by the 2019/20 Australian bushfires. In this article we outline those measures and discuss the availability of tax deductions for those looking to make donations to help those affected.