Seminar materials

Seminar and Convention papers from all Taxation Institute events are available online to be downloaded in PDF format.

Seminar papers and presentations

The Tax Institute runs over 300 CPD seminars a year and the majority of our speakers dedicate considerable time and effort in preparing and writing papers and presentations. All papers and powerpoint presentations provided by the speakers from our seminars are available through the website individually or through a Tax Knowledge eXchange subscription.

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  • The Block: TaxHouse

    22 Jul 2015
    PwC, Adelaide
    SA

    Transactions involving real property give rise to a myriad of important taxation issues. This event focused on the reasons why clients invest in property and how negative gearing works, how to treat rental property transactions for taxation purposes, the main residence exemption and the calculation of taxable capital gains (or losses) on the disposal of an investment property.

  • Practical Solutions to Current Issues Being Faced by Private Companies

    16 Jul 2015
    Tattersalls Club, Brisbane
    QLD

    This event explored a range of practical solutions to key issues likely to be encountered by private companies throughout their lifecycle. Starting with a debate on the desirability of private companies as a business or investment structure, the event proceeded to consider restructures and roll-overs, equity incentives for employees, appropriate governance mechanisms, leading to concluding sessions on strategies for liquidating companies and Australian Taxation Office hot topics.

  • Tax Free Restructuring ? Restructuring Post The State Budget Announcements

    09 Jul 2015
    Wallmans, Adelaide
    SA

    This event consisted of two substantive sessions - the first dealing with stamp duty and the second dealing with CGT. The first session explained the recent stamp duty changes and discussed the opportunities resulting from those changes. It also looked at the existing provisions and what application these may still have following the changes.

    The second session focused primarily on the CGT implications of business and entity restructures, including a review of the tax liabilities that will potentially arise, and how such liabilities can be minimised or otherwise deferred through the application of rollover relief and/or the small business CGT concessions. The session also briefly examined the tax consolidation issues that are relevant to business restructures.

  • Dealing with the Tax Office Debt Recovery Division

    25 Jun 2015
    Leonda by the Yarra, Hawthorn
    VIC

    This event considered the following:

    • where primary tax and penalties are disputed
    • where there is no dispute about primary tax and penalties
    • where the client is not the primary taxpayer - directors

  • Superannuation Day

    18 Jun 2015
    City West Receptions, West Perth
    WA

    This event explored the latest changes at a practical and informative level and assist practitioners in understanding complex SMSF issues. The topics covered will assist you in identifying the different tax and compliance issues related to SMSFs that your clients are facing and provide you with the relevant tools to help you successfully deal with these issues.

  • June Trusts & Estates Forum

    17 Jun 2015
    RACV Club, Melbourne
    VIC

    This event covered SMSFs holding life insurance policies for buy-sell agreements and “beneficial interests in” and “beneficial ownership of” trust property - trustees, trusts and beneficiaries.

  • Employment Issues

    15 Jun 2015
    King & Wood Mallesons, Melbourne
    VIC

    Part of the 2015 YTP Life Cycle of an Adviser Series aimed at young professionals with limited tax experience, this event covered important tax issues.

  • SA Annual Superannuation Day

    12 Jun 2015
    Stamford Plaza, Adelaide
    SA

    This event discussed practical issues facing SMSF clients and practitioners. It covered recent superannuation regulation changes, the new penalty regime, an in-depth analysis of the provisions relating to the taxation of SMSFs and some valuable planning strategies that can be implemented for your clients. The ATO also presented a session in which they discussed their areas of focus and what they see as compliance risks in the market.

  • Structuring for Professional Firms - Contemporary Issues

    04 Jun 2015
    Grant Thornton Boardroom, Brisbane
    QLD

    This event provided a deeper understanding of structures specifically available to practitioners within professional firms, servicing for example, the legal; accountancy; architecture; engineering; and/or medical services industry.