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 Schurgott, CTA-Life is a Solicitor - Director of Schurgott & Co Lawyers specialising in taxation matters (including State Taxes, stamp duty, payroll tax and land tax) and with extensive experience in business structuring, business sales and acquisitions, asset protection, succession planning and trust and estate law. Ken is very experienced in tax dispute matters, negotiations for settlements, mediations and conciliations and litigation. He regularly appears before the AAT and NCAT and instructs counsel in matters before the Courts. Ken has been heavily involved in consultations with the ATO and Treasury on matters involving trusts including the inter-relation with Division 7A. He was National President of The Tax Institute in 2012.
- Current at
17 October 2017