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Current issues in the taxation of trusts paper

Published on 22 May 14 by NEW SOUTH WALES DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE

This paper covers:

  • why use trusts today?
  • UPEs
  • section 100A – reimbursement agreement provisions
  • review of professional practice trust structures
  • trustee distribution resolutions and streaming
  • absolute entitlement and bare trusts.

Author profiles

Mark West CTA
Photo of author, Mark WEST Mark is a principal and founder at West Garbutt. Qualified as a lawyer, chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser, Mark provides advice across the spectrum of taxes. He has experience in income tax, capital gains tax, goods and services tax, fringe benefits tax, payroll tax and land tax. Mark assists with all legal matters involving taxation law, including making applications for private, class or product rulings from the ATO. He assists with tax audits and with related settlement negotiations with the ATO and State revenue authorities. He also provides tax advice on restructures, mergers and acquisitions, and on debt and equity fundraisings. He has acted for clients in tax cases before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and the Full Federal Court. Mark conducts tax due diligence reviews, prudential reviews (i.e. prior to ATO or State revenue authority audit) of taxation exposures and gives opinions on uncertain or ‘reportable’ tax positions. Mark acts for high wealth individuals, for private groups and for listed company groups across sectors including engineering, investment funds, information technology and property. He has a number of clients in the retirement living field and is a recognised expert on taxation issues in that industry. He also advises on taxation matters for the non-profit sector, including private ancillary foundations. Mark regularly conducts training and presentations on taxation matters for accounting and legal firms as well as for professional and industry bodies. Marks expertise has been recognised by his peers for many years. In recent years Mark been listed as a leading tax lawyer in Queensland by Doyles Guide for 2017 and 2018. Mark has also been recognised by his peers for inclusion in the The Best Lawyers™ in Australia since 2013 for Tax Law, Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law. - Current at 19 September 2019
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Dung Lam CTA
Dung is a Tax Team Leader at Argyle Lawyers with more than 20 years’ experience in advising on a wide variety of taxes including income tax, capital gains tax, GST and state taxes such as duty, payroll tax and land tax. Dung also has extensive experience advising on taxation trusts, superannuation issues in the self-managed superannuation funds arena and tax issues related to estate planning. Dung advises a broad range of clients ranging from corporates, small to medium enterprises, high net worth individuals, professional firms, accountants, financial planners and their clients. - Current at 26 June 2019
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This was presented at NSW 7th Annual Tax Forum .

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When the ATO comes knocking…

Author(s):  Lyndall CROMPTON,  Craig JACKSON

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ATO SMSF update

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The superannuation/SMSF licensing regime panel session

Author(s):  Nidal DANOUN

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GST update

Author(s):  Jonathan Ackerman

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Employee share schemes and incentives for private companies and start ups

Author(s):  Louise BOYCE

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Aspects of the BEPS action plan

Author(s):  Mark KONZA

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Independent review

Author(s):  Deborah HASTINGS

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Avoiding the testamentary trust for better options

Author(s):  Peter BOBBIN

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Independent review - The taxpayers perspective

Author(s):  Chris KINSELLA

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Commissioner's address

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