Frank Hinoporos

Partner & Head of Tax

Qualifications: LLB, BCom

Fluent in: Greek - conversational

Industries

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 listed in the Best Lawyers in Australia in Tax Law every year since 2021. He was listed in Doyle's Guide to the Australian Legal Profession as a Tax Rising Star (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.

Awards and recognition

Best Lawyers in Australia 2021-2023
Recognised – Tax Law
Doyle's Guide to the Australian Legal Profession 2020
Tax Law (Victoria)

Latest thinking

Tax | 30 Jun 2022

Transitional relief under PCG 2021/4 – no need for panic at this disco

The ATO finalised its new guidelines regarding the allocation of professional firm profits in the form of PCG 2021/4 in December 2021.