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Buy/ sell and key man insurance presentation

Published on 18 Oct 08

A buy-sell agreement is an agreement under which the proprietors of a business contract to buy the equity or interest of another proprietor in the event of death/trauma or total or permanent disablement. To finance the transfer or the equity, the parties usually take out some form of insurance. This presentation looks at key tax and commercial issues associated with buy-sell agreements, with special focus on:

  • self insurance and insurance trusts
  • using super funds for this purpose
  • share buy-back and unit redemption traps
  • when equity is held by trusts but insurance proceeds are paid to individuals.

Author profile:

Author Photo - Paul HOCKRIDGE
Paul Hockridge FTIA is a Tax Partner at Deloitte with over 30 years experience in Tax, asset protection, estates-succession planning, FBT and salary packaging. Paul specialises in advising high wealth families and closely held businesses and advises mainly accounting and law firms. Paul is a member of various professional association committees and has been involved in consultation with both Federal and State Governments on a variety of tax matters.
Current at 17 October 2008
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This was presented at 2008 Tasmanian State Convention .

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