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2011 Tasmanian State Convention

Published on 13 Oct 2011 | Took place at Country Club Tasmania, Launceston, TAS

This event featured some of the tax industry’s leading presenters. The following topics were covered:

  • an overview of the big GST issues affecting SMEs in 2011
  • Division 7A challenges and strategies in 2011
  • taxation and insolvency
  • corporate conundrums
  • corporate conundrums case study
  • demystifying the small business CGT concessions
  • personal effectiveness and time management
  • philanthropy - Establishing a charitable trust
  • making social media work for your business
  • trends in tax reform - What’s coming next
  • SMSFs: The preferred wealth creation vehicle?

Graeme Cooper's materials can be downloaded from the 26th National Convention presented on 2 March 2011.

Matthew Tripodi's materials can be download from the 44th South Australian Convention presented on 14 April 2011.

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Individual sessions

An overview of big GST issues affecting SMEs in 2011

Author(s):  Bastian Gasser,  Richelle McCausland

This paper covers:

  • current ATO activity
  • GST law
  • GST cases
  • ATO publications.
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Division 7A challenges and strategies in 2011

Author(s):  Greg NIELSEN

This paper covers:

  • Division 7A & use of company assets
  • the challenge of dealing with unpaid present entitlements through interposed trusts - Section 109 XI
  • the challdenge of dealing with post 16 December 2009 corporate UPEs.


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Taxation and insolvency

Author(s):  Barry Hamilton

This paper covers:

  • obligations of external administrators
  • specific issues for drectors and their advisors
  • specific issues – Members voluntary liquidation.
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Corporate conundrums

Author(s):  Amanda HOCKING

This paper covers:

  • why choose a company?
  • flexible company structuring
  • getting capital out of a company
  • compliance/planning.
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Demystifying the small business CGT concessions

Author(s):  Robyn Jacobson

This paper covers:

  • recent developments
  • concept of 'affiliate'
  • concept of ‘connected with’
  • applying the aggregation rules to tests
  • 90% test for shares and interests
  • retirement exemption
  • small business roll-over.
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