Published on 26 Aug 04
by NATIONAL EVENTS, TAXATION INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA
This paper covers the intricacies of distributing or liberating wealth from continuing companies including:
- the advantages of schemes of arrangement in complex client structures
- what to do to deal with value shifting traps
- dealing effectively with possible debt forgiveness implications
- structuring and optimising capital reductions / buybacks - avoiding assessable dividends
- capital benefits and dividend streaming implications.
This paper was also presented by Michael Hennessey at the 'Roadmap to Business Structures' seminar held in Brisbane on 19 November 2004. Michael also presented a large proportion of the paper at the 'My Client the Retiree/Investor' seminar held in Maroochydore on 8 April 2005 and at the '2005 North Queensland Convention' held in Townsville on 19 and 20 May 2005.