Sonali Walpola

Sonali completed a PhD at the ANU College of Law in 2015 and lectures in Commercial Law and Taxation Law at the ANU College of Business and Economics. Sonali's PhD thesis involved a historical and contemporary analysis of promissory liability in Anglo-Australian law. Sonali's research interests lie in Contract and Commercial Law, Tax Law and Policy, and the High Court of Australia's role in developing the common law. In the Tax Law and Policy area, Sonali is currently working on projects which examine income shifting by Australian multinational enterprises. Previously, Sonali worked as a solicitor in the Commercial Litigation and Taxation sections at Allens

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  • Happy Holidays from Austaxpolicy, 17 Dec 2023
  • Happy Holidays from Austaxpolicy, 16 Dec 2022
  • [October Budget 2022] What the Budget Did Not Address – Unfair Tax Minimisation Using Discretionary Trusts, 18 Nov 2022
  • [Budget Forum 2022] Trusts and Tax Avoidance – Extension of Funding for ATO Taskforce, 26 Apr 2022
  • Happy Holidays from Austaxpolicy, 20 Dec 2021
  • [Budget Forum 2021] Australia’s Planned Patent Box: A Means of Stimulating Innovation?, 25 May 2021
  • The Taxation of Capital Gains in Trusts after Bamford: A Critical Evaluation of Subdivision 115-C ITAA97, 11 Feb 2021
  • Happy Holidays from Austaxpolicy, 17 Dec 2020
  • [Budget Forum 2020] Progressivity and the Personal Income Tax Plan, 22 Oct 2020
  • Happy Holidays from Austaxpolicy, 23 Dec 2019
  • [Budget Forum 2019] Tax Offsets and Equity in the Scheme for Taxing Resident Individuals, 17 Apr 2019
  • Happy Holidays from Austaxpolicy, 23 Dec 2018