Published on 19 Mar 13
by SOUTH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This paper works through a number of issues that arise when structuring or restructuring a commercial fishing or aquaculture business.It works back from the general legislative framework and then considers the specific taxation issues.
Specific topics covered include:
legal nature of fishing licences, allocations, quota and other statutory fishing rights
declarations of trust - CGT and stamp duty
specific CGT, GST and stamp duty issues to consider when restructuring
optimal structures to meet the principals commercial and succession planning objectives.
Steven James ATI
Steven is a Partner of the Business Solutions Division of RSM Bird Cameron in Port Lincoln and is responsible for the advancement of the practice on the Eyre Peninsula. Steven has over 20 years experience in the accounting industry and has worked on an extensive range of projects during this time. With both accounting and finance qualifications, Steven has a unique blend of skills that brings a practical approach to working with his clients. He currently advises large commercial fishers and fish processors within the industry. Current at 27 March 2013
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