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Workshop: demergers


This seminar paper presents a workshop on what is an acceptable demerger in terms of the tests laid out in the proposed legislation. In particular, they will consider issues around proportionality, the ownership/active business requirements, the likely position of non-resident shareholders, and relief from CGT 'J' events.

Author profiles:

Author Photo - Peter Murray CTA-Life
Peter Murray CTA-Life
Peter Murray is a Senior Tax Partner at KPMG and KPMG Tax Law and past President of The Tax Institute. Peter specialises in advising clients on a broad range of corporate tax issues and has experience in domestic and international tax matters including advising on mergers and acquisitions, business tax reform, capital structures and restructuring international corporate groups. Peter also focuses on managing tax disputes and providing legal tax advice. Current at 09 November 2012 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Peter MURRAY.
Antony Baxter
Tony is a Partner in the Australian Research & Development Tax Concession practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers based in Melbourne. He is a chartered accountant with over 35 years experience in income tax. Current at 08 July 2007 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Tony BAXTER.

Author Photo - Damien Lockie CTA-Life
Dr Damien Lockie CTA-Life
Dr Damien Lockie, FTIA (Life), is a Barrister-at-Law at the Victorian Bar and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Bond University. Dual qualified in law and accounting, Damien has over 30 years experience as a Solicitor, Accountant and advocate specialising in property and environmental laws and federal and state revenue laws. Current at 01 March 2012 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Damien L LOCKIE.

Mark Friezer CTA
Mark Friezer is a taxation partner at Clayton Utz. He advises on income tax law, focusing on finance, corporate tax and international tax. He has an extensive understanding of business tax reform from his participation in various government consolidation committees. Mark is the 2013 National Chairman of the Law Council of Australia Tax Committee and also a member of the National Tax Liaison Group (NTLG), and is on the Advisory Panel for the Board of Taxation. Current at 16 July 2013 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Mark FRIEZER.

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

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Workshop: demergers

Author(s):  Tony BAXTER,  Mark FRIEZER,  Damien L LOCKIE,  Peter MURRAY

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