Published on 16 Aug 01
by VICTORIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This session outlines the new legislative provisions for 'debt' and 'equity' and highlight their practical application including:
a review of the new definitions of 'debt' and 'equity'
an analyses of when a 'contingent' obligation to make a payment will be regarded as a deemed dividend
a review of the tax implications of non arms length shareholder loans
a critique of the tax consequences for payers and payees under the new rules and;
the lack of symmetry between the tax treatment of dividends and non share dividends
Current at 22 June 2009
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