Published on 27 Mar 03
by NATIONAL EVENTS, TAXATION INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA
After years of tax combat, your livelihood and, worse still, your family home are seriously threatened by one perfectly explicable mistaken interpretation of the Tax Acts (how many of them are there?).
Your PI insurer has collapsed and you are fully exposed financially.
Or have you recognised that this could happen and taken early action to protect your essential assets? This presentation considers the 'rules' of asset protection and what is achievable at an early planning stage.
- Sources of attacks on assets (personal debt, professional negligence, breach of directors' duties, divorce)
- Basic principles of asset protection
- Practical problems with asset protection (or who do you trust with the control of 'your' assets)
- Protective business structures
- Tax planning aspects
Ken is a tax and commercial law partner in the Sydney office of SBN Lawyers. He has extensive experience in all aspects of tax (including State taxes) as well as business structuring, asset protection, succession planning and trust and estate law. Ken is a National Councillor of the Tax Institute and a member of the NSW Divisional Council and Education Committee. He is also a member of the Advisory Panel to the Board of Taxation and has recently been involved as a member of the Working Group on Managed Investment Trusts.
Current at 13 January 2009
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