Published on 03 Dec 03
by NATIONAL EVENTS, TAXATION INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA
This seminar paper covers the following issues:
- accessing the myriad of different exceptions under new value shifting rules
- direct value shifting - an examination of changes from old Div 140
- indirect value shifting - the practical shifting implications of these new provisions
- an analysis of specific value shifting issues commonly arising for business, such as dividend access shares, debt
forgiveness, interaction with demergers and consolidations.
This paper was also presented by Ken Schurgott at the A Tax Focus for Small Business and the Rural Industry seminar held in Ballina on 21 May 2004.
This is a slightly modified version of a paper presented by the author at the 11th National Tax Intensive Retreat in Noosa on 21 August 2003.
Lachlan R WOLFERS
Lachlan is a tax partner at KPMG and a director of KPMG Tax Lawyers Pty Ltd. Lachlan is the leader of KPMG's indirect tax practice in Sydney, and in recent years, has developed an extensive tax litigation practice. Lachlan is a National Councillor of the Taxation Institute, and Chair of its Corporate Subcommittee and former Chair of its GST and Indirect Tax Subcommittee. Lachlan has written for a vast range of publications, including on the topics of CGT, GST and income tax, and is a regular media commentator on tax matters.
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