Mat Chamberlain, CTA

Mat Chamberlain, CTA


Mathew is a partner at EY and leads their Perth International Tax group. A legal practitioner admitted in WA and NSW, he has more than 28 years’ experience in international tax, focusing on the large multinational and corporate environments across Australia, the US, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa. Mathew specialises in international tax reform, foreign investment into Australia and outbound investment from Australia. A long-time member of The Tax Institute, Mathew has presented at numerous national and state conventions on international tax issues and has also lectured on tax law at the University of Western Australia and Curtin University. Mathew has led and participated in a number of government and ATO initiatives, working groups etc. on international tax law and policy issues affecting Australian inbound and outbound investment, including through the development of professional body and EY submissions on tax residency.

All Sessions by Mat Chamberlain, CTA

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Session 3: International transactions

COVID-19 Stream

The COVID pandemic has impacted international business in a myriad of ways, both expected and unexpected.  This session will focus on a number of material international tax issues and outcomes associated with the pandemic, including:

  • The ATO’s approach to international tax issues, including tax residency, permanent establishments and transfer pricing
  • The escalation of on-line and “remote” international business
  • Global groups accessing Australian COVID measures such as JobKeeper and loss carryback
  • Impact on the OECD BEPS initiative, including the new MLI treaty model and BEPS 2.0 and
  • Approaches to tax payment and lodgement obligations.