Published on 02 Aug 04
by WESTERN AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This paper pulls together the tax issues that you must consider when setting up a business.
How should the business be structured to survive from inception to winding up?
How can the proprietors withdraw income from the business?
What are the capital gains tax consequences of the different structures?
The paper takes you on a guided tour of the issues related to operating a business through the most common business structures.
Gordon was a Chartered Accountant in sole practice at Cooper & Co. He was an Adjunct Professor in the School of Taxation and Business Law (incorporating the Australian School of Taxation) at the University of New South Wales. In June 2003, he was awarded an AM in the Queen’s birthday honours for “Services to the tax profession and to the community as an adviser on national taxation and legislative reform, and through education and professional organisations”. Together with Chris Evans and Kirk Wilson, he was an author of the Australian CGT Handbook.
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