Published on 19 Mar 05
by NATIONAL EVENTS, TAXATION INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA
This paper gives an update on where we are in relation to some key issues affecting trusts including:
- trends in the use of trusts as investment vehicles
- testamentary trusts
- split and mirror trusts
- generational shifts
- managing assets within a trust
- CGT events for trusts
- discretionary trusts
- other trusts
- other issues on termination or vesting
- why is stamp duty so bothersome?
This paper was also presented on 8 July 2005 at the Queensland State Convention on the Gold Coast.
Ken is a Tax and Commercial Law Director of Schurgott & Co Lawyers and Special Counsel with Brown Wright Stein Lawyers, Sydney. He has extensive experience in all aspects of tax (including state taxes and litigation), as well as business structuring, business sales and acquisitions, asset protection, succession planning and trust and estate law. Ken has been, until recently, a member of the Advisory Panel to the Board of Taxation and heavily engaged in ongoing consultation in relation to the reform of the taxation of trusts and trust issues generally.
- Current at
22 May 2017