Published on 17 Oct 03
by SOUTH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
These case studies l consider recent developments and trends regarding the deductibility of:
- 'black-hole' and similar expenditure
- interest, including implications arising from Anovoy (interest on loan used to buy house for profit making purposes), Spassked (interest on loan to acquire shares in subsidiary company), Hart (split loan facilities), Firth (capital protected equity loan), Brown and Jones (cessation of a business)
- foreign exchange losses
- sale and leaseback, and hire-purchase, expenditure.
Michael Butler, CTA, is the Partner in charge of Finlaysons’ Tax & Revenue Group and advises domestic and foreign clients on federal, international and state tax matters. He has a special interest in mining and property taxation, corporate restructurings, international tax issues, and estate and succession planning. Michael is the Visiting Lecturer in Tax at the University of Adelaide Law School, and is a regular contributor to The Tax Institute events.
- Current at
22 September 2017