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Tax Changes & Updates for 2009

Published on 30 Apr 2009 | Took place at Toowoomba City Golf Club, QLD

This seminar allowed accountants and lawyers to gain further knowledge on current taxation issues. The program was designed by Toowoomba based practitioners to deliver professional development on issues regional tax practitioners face every day. The event included updates on recent changes, gave insights into the issues nominated by practitioners as important and dealt with the income tax, CGT and GST issues relevant in a SME environment.

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Individual sessions

Current trust issues

Author(s):  David W MARKS

This paper covers:

  • definition of trust income - where are we at?
  • practical trust distribution examples
  • resettlements and new trusts and the creation of trusts
  • disclaiming trust income entitlements
  • beneficiary and unitholder rights
  • practical case studies highlighting the above issues.
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Topical primary production issues

Author(s):  Richard WHEELER

This paper covers:

  • tax issues arising from dealings with water rights
  • tax issues arising when a miner wants to or is statutorily entitled to access primary production land
  • the current state of play regarding tax concessions / deductions for improvements to land
  • update of recent primary production tax changes.
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GST & property

Author(s):  Jeff PFAFF

This paper covers:

  • the current planning landscape following recent changes to the GST law affecting property
  • the Federal Court's decision in Brady King (No 2) and how it impacts on margin scheme valuations
  • property changes of use - implications and opportunities
  • GST and social housing
  • ATO audit program and technical product update.
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