Miscellaneous 2019

Restructuring tricks and traps

Source: The Tax Specialist Journal Article

Published Date: 1 Apr 2019


Advising professionals in relation to their professional practice structuring and restructuring requires navigating a number of highly complex tax provisions. It also requires a highly fact-specific and nuanced application of those tax provisions that has regard not only to the what the tax outcome is, but also to ensuring that each professional's commercial and practical objectives can be achieved. As we await further guidance from the ATO, there remain many areas of uncertainty and risk associated in advising on options around restructuring. That uncertainty and risk cannot be eliminated but it can be mitigated. The aim of this article is to assist in mitigating that risk by providing an overview of some of the commercial and tax considerations that ought to be taken into account in relation to professional practice restructuring and tricks and traps associated with the same.

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