Published on 15 Feb 06
by NATIONAL EVENTS, TAXATION INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA
This workshop paper covers:
- is the very wide definition of a 'financial agreement' workable?
- are the exceptions and carve-outs adequate?
- alternative approaches?
- comparison to the financial accounting definition of a 'financial instrument'
- the New Zealand experience
- character rules: is the deemed revenue treatment appropriate?
This paper was also presented at the 'Taxation of Financial Arrangements' seminars held in Melbourne on 9 March 2006 and Sydney on 22 March 2006.
Anthony Frost CTA
Tony is the Managing Director of Greenwoods & Freehills. With more than 25 years experience in tax, Tony has a focus on financial services and financial transactions. Tony has advised clients on a wide range of tax matters, including innovative financial products, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border dealings, transfer pricing, tax audits and negotiations with the Australian Taxation Office. Tony has also advised clients on various OBU matters over many years, and is part of the consultation group set up by Treasury to discuss changes to the OBU rules announced in the previous government’s 2013-14 Budget. Current at 18 October 2013
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