Published on 01 May 09
by NATIONAL DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
The asset cost setting rules are the core of consolidation but there are surprises in their application. This paper reviews the fundamentals of the process with a focus on refreshing understanding and addressing issues that arise in practice including:
- asset identification and allocation
- goodwill and the accounting interface
- what is a retained cost base asset?
- revisiting previous settings
- setting values on exit
- emerging issues.
Michael is a Principal at Deloitte Lawyers. He has over thirty years' experience in tax, and he has worked in the ATO and commerce. He has advised multi-national, private and high wealth individuals on their taxation matters, in particular on structured transactions and business restructures, as well as ATO audits. For a number of years he has taught tax consolidation and merger and acquisition subjects in the Melbourne University Masters' program. Michael frequently presents to professional and specialist bodies on a wide range of tax issues and is co-chair of the Tax Institute's Professional Development Committee (Victoria) and Victorian State Council.
- Current at
09 September 2015
Geoffrey Yiu, ATI, is a Partner at KPMG
with over 18 years experience providing
income tax advice to companies in
the financial services sector. Geoffrey
leads KPMG’s Banking and Finance
tax practice and has recently returned
to Sydney, after secondments to
Melbourne and Adelaide.
- Current at
02 November 2018