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The deductibility of bad debts paper


This paper covers:

  • the statutory provisions
  • the bad debt claims the subject of the decisions in the BHPB case
  • possible consequence for the debtor where a debt is not repaid.

Author profile:

David Bloom QC CTA
David is a Barrister at Seven Wentworth. He was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in March 1972, was called to the New South Wales Bar in August 1975 and became one of Her Majesty’s Counsel in 1987. David is a member of the New York State Bar and the Bar of England and Wales. Over a career that spans more than 30 years, David has appeared in some of the most important landmark cases in taxation law, as well as public law generally. David practises in all superior court jurisdictions and maintains chambers in both Sydney and Melbourne. Current at 30 September 2011 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by David BLOOM.

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