Published on 29 Aug 02
by NATIONAL EVENTS, TAXATION INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA
This seminar paper discusses foreign currency gains and losses, including: what is wrong with the current law and administration, interaction between Division 3B, CGT and general income tax rules, what is the likely scope of the legislation to give effect to the Budget announcements on this topic, revenue/capital characterisation, timing and hedging rules.
Tony is the Managing Director of Greenwoods & Freehills. With more than 25 years experience in tax, Tony has a focus on financial services and financial transactions. Tony has advised clients on a wide range of tax matters, including innovative financial products, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border dealings, transfer pricing, tax audits and negotiations with the Australian Taxation Office. Tony has also advised clients on various OBU matters over many years, and is part of the consultation group set up by Treasury to discuss changes to the OBU rules announced in the previous government’s 2013-14 Budget.
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18 October 2013