Published on 10 Nov 05
by NEW SOUTH WALES DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This presentation provides a practical examination of the taxation treatment of Employee Share Schemes, including:
- the distinction between qualifying and non-qualifying shares and rights
- valuation issues
- taxation implications on acquisition, exercise, and disposal of rights and shares
- choices available in determining preferred taxation treatment, and the implications where optimal choices have not been made
- availability and effect of exemptions
- recent changes to provide relief where restructuring occurs
- payroll tax implications.
Helen is a taxation specialist with WHK Greenwoods, and advises on taxation matters arising out of benefits provided under employee share schemes. Her other areas of specialisation include the tax consolidation regime, capital gains tax, and corporate acquisitions and restructures.
Current at 12 October 2005
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