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Monthly Tax Updates

This focused, one-hour update will get you up-to-date with the latest developments.

You will also earn up to 10 CPD hours – free.

This new benefit is available for all Associate, Fellow and Chartered Tax Adviser members.

Each month, our experts cover the latest developments, looking at the most pertinent issues in-depth.

View this one-hour webinar anywhere you have an internet connection to stay abreast of the issues facing you and your clients.

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This month's Update covers:

  • Section 99B: corpus or income? 

We look at Campbell v Commissioner of Taxation [2019] AATA 2042 and whether distributions were made out of the corpus of the trust.



  • R&D tax incentives

We also look at Moreton Resources Limited v Innovation and Science Australian [2019] FCAFC 120 and if applying existing technology to a previously untested site constitute ‘core R&D activities’.

  • Phoenixing bill reintroduced

There’s also coverage of the bill reintroduced by the Government, which seeks to introduce new phoenixing offences.

  • Miscellaneous tax integrity measures

Treasury Laws Amendment (2019 Tax Integrity and Other Measures No. 1) Bill 2019 (Cth) - we discuss the measures in the bill related to the TOFA rules, small business CGT concessions, family trusts, and more.

  • Superannuation amendments

We look at Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Superannuation Measures No. 1) Bill 2019 (Cth) which seeks to implement various superannuation measures announced before the May 2019 election.

  • 15-year retirement exemption

Finally, we discuss PBR 1051527300988 and whether a sale was in connection with ‘retirement’.