Published on 03 Jun 04
by NEW SOUTH WALES DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This paper explores the exemptions, rollovers and special rules that can apply when a capital gain is made. It covers issues such as:
- maximising access to the main residence exemption
- using pre-CGT status
- accessing the discount and small business concessions
- special rules for subdivisions and strata titles.
Prof Gordon Cooper CTA Life
Professor Cooper is a Chartered Accountant in sole practice at Cooper & Co. He is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Taxation and Business Law (incorporating the Australian School of Taxation) at the University of New South Wales. In June 2003, he was awarded an AM in the Queen’s birthday honours for “Services to the tax profession and to the community as an adviser on national taxation and legislative reform, and through education and professional organisations”. Together with Chris Evans and Kirk Wilson, he is an author of the Australian CGT Handbook, now in its seventh edition. Current at 11 March 2016
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