Published on 13 Aug 09
In these difficult times, debt is a critical issue for taxpayers large and small. This presentation takes a practical approach to examining the tax consequences of dealing with debt from the onset of financial difficulties through to the restructuring of financial arrangements and ultimately, if necessary, to insolvency. The issues for both debtors and creditors are considered. Specific topics include:
- changes to lending arrangements
- refinancing issues (debt for debt/equity for debt)
- waiver and debt forgiveness
- assignment of a loan Insolvency and administration.
Len recently joined the ATO as an Assistant Commissioner with the Tax Counsel Network and is based in Perth. He was previously a tax partner at Ashurst and has worked as a tax lawyer for over 25 years in Australia and Canada. He is a member of the WA State Council of The Tax Institute.
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29 May 2015