Published on 05 Oct 99
by NEW SOUTH WALES DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
The proposed changes to the CGT regime generally are to be welcomed. This paper endeavours to provide an outline of the CGT changes proposed by the Government, and tries to illustrate the practical implications. It considers the topics of : general changes, individuals, superrannuation funds, companies and trusts, partnerships, capital losses, small business concessions, scrip for scrip roll-over relief, depreciable assets, venture capital, and international.
Gordon is a Chartered Accountant in sole practice at Cooper & Co. He is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Taxation and Business Law (incorporating the Australian School of Taxation) at the University of New South Wales. In June 2003, he was awarded an AM in the Queen’s birthday honours for “Services to the tax profession and to the community as an adviser on national taxation and legislative reform, and through education and professional organisations”. Together with Chris Evans and Kirk Wilson, he is an author of the Australian CGT Handbook, now in its seventh edition.
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