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The distinction between capital and income receipts: case studies (Lachlan Wolfers)


This seminar paper provides case study examples and discusses: why the difference between capital and income receipts still matter, what tests have the Courts applied to distinguish between capital and income receipts, what tests are currently in the ascendancy, CGT discount regime and CGT small business concessions, property transactions, share transactions and lease inducements.

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Author Photo - Lachlan Wolfers CTA
Lachlan Wolfers CTA
Lachlan is the leader of KPMG’s Indirect Tax practice in China and a member of KPMG’s Global Indirect Taxes leadership team. He was formerly a director of The Tax Institute, and leader of KPMG’s Indirect Taxes and Tax Controversy practices in Australia prior to his relocation to China in 2011. In his current role, Lachlan is assisting multinational companies transition to VAT in China. He is a frequent presenter and media commentator on VAT issues in China, and is currently advising China’s Ministry of Finance and State Administration of Taxation on several tax reforms, including VAT and Advance Rulings. Current at 27 August 2012 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Lachlan R WOLFERS.

This was presented at 10th National Tax Instensive Retreat - "Every Tax Old Is New Again".

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