Published on 01 Aug 02
by "TAXATION IN AUSTRALIA" JOURNAL ARTICLE
In this month's Q and A, Simon Tisher and Michael Parker answers questions on the new franking rules and how they apply to several different areas of tax.
Michael Parker, CTA, is a Partner in the taxation section of Hall & Wilcox Lawyers. His practice focuses on tax disputes, capital gains tax, business sales and acquisitions and restructuring. Michael has extensive experience handling disputes concerning the Small Business CGT Concessions, having acted for the taxpayers in White v FCT  FCA 880, White v FCT  FCA 109 and Altnot v FCT  AATA 140, among other cases. Michael regularly consults to the Board of Taxation and Treasury including in respect of the small business
CGT Concessions. He is a regular presenter for The Tax Institute.
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20 June 2014
Simon was admitted to practice in April 1998 and signed the Bar Roll in May 2003. His main areas of practice are taxation and commercial litigation. Simon has over 10 years experience providing taxation advice to small and mid-tier businesses and individuals. Particular areas of expertise include capital gains tax, sales of business, trusts, asset protection, director penalty notices, deceased estates, superannuation, stamp duty and land tax. He also has experience with taxation audits and taxation litigation. Since coming to the Bar, Simon has acted for both the ATO and private taxpayers. He has been briefed to appear or advise with Senior Counsel on numerous occasions.
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14 January 2015