Published on 15 Feb 01
by NEW SOUTH WALES DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This paper discusses issues involved in consolidation, including: A corporate perspective; What happens if you don't consolidate?; Why you should defer/not defer consolidating groups; Are trusts able to be included in consolidated groups?; Should a holding companies and subsidiaries pay out dividends pre-consolidation?; Should companies be liquidated before consolidation commences? What is the difference between acquiring assets or acquiring shares in a target, under the consolidation regime?
Michael is Head of Group Taxation for Westpac Banking Corporation. He has accounting and law qualifications. Michael has considerable experience in the taxation of financial institutions and financial transactions and has had extensive dealings with the Government in relation to business tax reform issues. Michael is a member of the NSW Technical Committee of the Taxation Institute and also lectures in taxation law at the University of Technology, Sydney.
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17 December 2004