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Cross-border workforces have felt the immediate and now longer-term consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and questions are being asked about how protracted travel restrictions will impact international tax strategy and residency.
The Federal Budget flagged a number of changes to the corporate residency test with 'significant economic connection to Australia' and central management and control key parts of the review.
Australia closed its borders to foreign travellers in March 2020 and caught foreign nationals off-guard with their inability to return home. So what happens from a tax residency perspective when the presence of employees in Australia triggers scrutiny on permanent establishment?