Published on 31 Oct 03
by WESTERN AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
Options available to Primary Producers for the sale of grain continue to grow as new products and new players come into the market. This presentation explores the tax treatment of the various options available, including:
- non loan sale of wheat
- AWB wheat loans
- choices available from AWB Limited, banks and Aus Bulk
- tax treatment of AWB loans
- GST treatment of AWB loans
- AWB RCTI access to web records
- the income tax treatment of the AWB basis pool
- correct tax treatment of grain future trading.
Paul is a senior rural consultant with RSM Bird Cameron's Rural Accounting Services Division and holds a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and in Agriculture. He is primarily responsible for the development of rural consulting services throughout WA. Paul has been practicing as a rural consultant with RSM Bird Cameron since 1989, and also has experience as a tax accountant in a number of regional centres, including Katanning and Wyalkatchem. Paul's dual qualifications and extensive experience in a wide range of farm businesses and land use give him a unique understanding of the potential of a given property and its profitability.
Current at 25 September 2003