Miscellaneous 2009

Cashed-up and ready to take advantage of opportunities

Source: The Tax Specialist Journal Article

Published Date: 1 Feb 2009

An uncertain economy provides both opportunities and dangers for participants in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity. Tax can both assist and hinder opportunities, while exacerbating the dangers. This paper considers some of the tax issues encountered in M&A activity (focused on the acquisition of shares in a company) funded by cash. (Scrip transactions are the subject of another paper by another author. Please also note that this paper does not consider the application of the recently released bill on the taxation of financial arrangements.)

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