Published on 23 Apr 02
by NEW SOUTH WALES DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This seminar paper discusses the Budplan decision, including: is it really a 'great win' for the Commissioner?, the 'no commercial sense' test, interplay between Harts Case and decision in Budplan, impact on pending Federal Court decision like Jamison & Cooke.
Robert BA LLB LLM FCPA CTA TEP ADIT was first admitted as a lawyer in 1978, and initially worked as an accountant with Big Four firms in Sydney and Melbourne, then as a solicitor in Sydney and Melbourne, becoming a tax partner at lawyers, Corrs Chambers Westgarth. From 1992 he was a member of the NSW Bar specializing in tax, with a special interest in international tax, including offshore trusts and estates. In 2006 he had a one year sabbatical in London where he studied UK and international tax. In 2007 he moved to Melbourne and became a full member of the Victorian Bar. In Nov 2012, after more than 20 years at the NSW and Victorian Bars, he became a consultant at Pointon Partners, Lawyers & Trademark Attorneys. For more articles, see www.robertgordontax.com.
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30 August 2017