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2019 Tasmanian Convention

Published on 17 Oct 2019 | Took place at Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston, Launceston, TAS

The Tasmanian State Convention remains the state’s premier taxation event. Once again, we had a line-up of outstanding speakers who presented on a range of topics we consider are relevant to Tasmanian tax practitioners and provided a good understanding of the current issues.

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Individual sessions

Asset protection

Author(s):  Travis Anderson

This paper covers:

  • structuring considerations
  • the effect of the PPSA
  • ATO debt recovery
  • illegal phoenixing laws.
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Residency: Foreign investor duty surcharge (Tas)

Author(s):  Ron JORGENSEN

This paper covers:

  • liability provisions 
  • residential property 
  • primary production property 
  • primary use of land
  • goods in relation to residential or primary production properties 
  • foreign persons
  • substantive provisions
  • amending trust deeds.
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State taxes and tax withholding in primary production transfers

Author(s):  Dayne Johnson

This paper covers:

  • landholder duty - shares and units
  • intergenerational transfers
  • foreign transferee and family trusts
  • duty concession - pensioner down-sizers
  • classifications for land tax purposes during development
  • aggregations
  • business transfer duty.
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Marriage breakdown

Author(s):  Courtney Telega

This paper covers:

  • maintenance payments
  • CGT rollover relief 
  • Sandini case
  • main residence exemption 
  • private company valuations
  • Division 7A
  • superannuation.
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Tax update

Author(s):  Claire Thornett

This presentation covers:

  • personal income tax brackets
  • instant asset write off
  • 2018/19 Budget measures
  • small business CGT concessions.
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Elder practice - King Lear and the baby boomers last stand

Author(s):  Tim TIERNEY

This paper covers:

  • what does “capable” mean?
  • what are the capacity related obligations of practitioners?
  • what are the limits and nature of the Attorney’s role?
  • what if there is no Attorney and no one capable to appoint one?
  • how do you future proof aging clients and their affairs?
  • trustee and director succession
  • when do you recommend corporate versus individual trustees?
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