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Published on 11 May 2001 | Took place at Hyatt Regency, Perth, WA

This convention presents a number of papers on the state-of-play in the current tax reform structure including at look at; CGT: Minimising Capital Gains Tax in the Tax Reform Structure; Business Tax; The Simplified Tax System; Alienation of Personal Services Income.

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Individual sessions

Simplified Tax System

Author(s):  Graeme SHEARD Has the Federal Government finally delivered on real simplification? Graeme Sheard takes a good hard look at just how simple the system will be in practice and implications for client's tax return preparation. This seminar paper will examine:
- What is it? Depreciation, Stock, Cash Accounting, Benefits/advantages, Planning Traps, Who will use it? Who is it NOT suitable for?

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Alienation of Personal Services Income

Author(s):  Peter MOLTONI This seminar paper will review the progress made by the ATO in applying the new Legislation, review the key concerns and issues with worked examples specific to particular entities.

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The Too Hard Basket

Author(s):  Arlene MACDONALD Key issues covered in this convention paper include:
- Disaster planning for potential problems (how to minimise the damage)
- Tips in solving problems in disputes with the ATO
- Tips for success at the Administrative Appeals (or Administrative Review)Tribunal ane the Federal Court
- Professional duties and dealing with client complaints
- Problem areas including:
     - 'Bad' reorganisations of entities
     - Divison 7A, including interposed trusts
     - Being out of time for CGT rollovers and other concessions

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What do you do now and what do you do later?

Author(s):  Grant CATHRO,  Walter J TIELEMAN This paper discusses the following topics: How are clients now best served in this climate of uncertainty"; What are the key drivers in ensuring clients reap the benefit of the current environment?; What is the most appropriate structure to conduct business and hold investments?; What planning is required to ensure maximum flexibility and advantage is built into client structures?; Comparative taxation treatment of companies, partnerships and trusts; Commercial issues - asset protection, equity raisings and transferability of interests; Practical worked examples and case studies.

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CGT: Minimising Capital Gains Tax in Tax Reform Structure

Author(s):  Mark L ROBERTSON This paper will examine: The impact of recent legislative amendments in the CGT tax laws; Design and implementation of business structures; The 50% concession and retirement concessions for a range of entities (Division 152); Reviewing and restructuring current operating structures in the new tax reform environment leading up to 1 July 2001.

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