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 the Best Lawyers in Australia 2021 for Tax Law. 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
Partner – Tax Law

Latest thinking

Tax & Superannuation | 31 Jul 2020

Talking Tax - Issue 188

In Talking Tax this week, we look at a new investigation launched into effective communication of taxpayer rights to review, complain and appeal decisions made and actions taken by the Australian Taxation Office. We also consider the amended definition of 'taxi' in the Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986, ensuring that travel by Uber and other ride-sourcing services is on the same footing as traditional taxi services.