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Franchising - Jim, Wendy and the Commissioner


This article discusses and highlights the tax and legal aspects of the purchase, operation, and disposal of a franchise. It deals with the various forms of franchises (product, manufacturing, and system) and includes: the Franchising Code of Practice; a structure; types of fees payable; capital and revenue implications; treatments of the initial fee and pre-franchise payments; goodwill; and stamp duty.

Author profiles

Ramsey Andary
Ramsey is a Partner at DMAW Lawyers. For over 20 years, Ramsey has been servicing the legal requirements of start up and existing franchise systems in diverse industries and in different countries. Ramsey is a past National Director of the Franchise Council of Australia, a committee member of the South Australian Chapter of the Franchise Council of Australia and a member of the Law Society of South Australia. - Current at 19 August 2005
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Michael Butler CTA
Michael Butler, CTA, is the Partner in charge of Finlaysons’ Tax & Revenue Group and advises domestic and foreign clients on federal, international and state tax matters. He has a special interest in mining and property taxation, corporate restructurings, international tax issues, and estate and succession planning. Michael is the Visiting Lecturer in Tax at the University of Adelaide Law School, and is a regular contributor to The Tax Institute events. - Current at 22 September 2017
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This was presented at 31ST SOUTH AUSTRALIAN CONVENTION .

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Individual sessions

Franchising - Jim, Wendy and the Commissioner

Author(s):  Ramsey ANDARY,  Michael BUTLER

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Part IVA : Challenging the Commissioner's view

Author(s):  Terry MURPHY

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Retirement planning for primary producers

Author(s):  Kevin REYNOLDS

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Treatment of goodwill

Author(s):  Terry EVANS

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Tax Rewrite - the debate

Author(s):  Alice MCCLEARY

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