Published on 04 Jun 20
by QUEENSLAND DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This paper covers:
- what does the main residence exemption apply to?
- cost base
- full main residence exemption
- partial exemption
- foreign residents and the main residence exemption.
Ian Raspin, CTA, is the Managing Director of BNR Partners, who have specialised nationally in the taxation of deceased estates since 2000. He is recognised both nationally and internationally on Australian estate taxation matters, being a published author on estate taxation and a frequent presenter at both legal and accounting conferences. Ian regularly consults with professional bodies, regulators and the private sector on estate taxation issues. Ian is a Certified Tax Advisor of The Tax Institute, a fellow of CPA Australia, a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a registered practitioner of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Ian is also member of CPA Australia Taxation Centre of Excellence and a director of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Australia Limited.
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16 September 2020
Robyn is the Senior Advocate at The Tax Institute. She has nearly three decades in the profession, including a public practice background which preceded her various training roles over 23 years. Robyn continues to be a regular conference and webinar presenter, and is an avid advocate, social media commentator, columnist, blogger and podcaster. She is also regularly quoted in the media. Robyn is a Fellow of both CA ANZ and CPA Australia, and a Registered Tax Agent. She regularly consults with The Treasury, ATO and professional bodies including as a member of the ATO’s Tax Practitioner Stewardship Group. Robyn was recognised in the Women In Finance Awards 2019 as the Winner of Thought Leader of the Year and was named in the global Top 50 Women in Accounting 2019. She was also recognised in the Australian Accounting Awards 2020 as the Winner of both Thought Leader of the Year and the Accountants Daily Excellence Award.
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14 September 2020
Lyn is a Senior Tax Advisor with BNR Partners and provides written advice on complex estate and trust matters. She commenced with BNR in 2019 after a lengthy ATO career where she gained considerable experience as an administrator particularly in the context of the capital gains tax and trust provisions. Some of her career highlights include instructing on the drafting of the scrip-for-scrip rollover provisions and streaming rules for capital gains and franked dividends, authoring various pieces of public advice such as PS LA 2003/12 (about the meaning of legal personal representative (LPR)), TR 2006/14 (about life and remainder interests), TR 2010/D1 (about income of a trust estate), PCG 2018/4 (about the liabilities of an LPR), developing ATO views in various litigation cases such as Electnet and Sandini and acting as Secretariat of the Trust Consultation Sub-group. Lyn is also a member of the STEP Advocacy Committee.
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03 December 2020