Examples of areas in which we provide specialist tax and CGT advice are:

  • tax implications for small scale and one off property developments, including whether profits from the development will be on capital or revenue account
  • advice on correct structures and strategies to ensure the small business CGT concessions are available for clients selling business assets
  • the tax treatment of settlements and damages claims
  • advising on tax issues in matrimonial property settlements
  • tax advice in estate matters (including testamentary trusts and superannuation death benefits)
  • structuring professional practices to achieve favourable tax outcomes while minimising audit risks
  • tax consequences of vesting and amending trusts
  • managing Division 7A risks
  • income and CGT issues impacting on trusts, including advice on income distribution strategies and resolutions to stream capital gains and franked dividends and to ensure access to small business CGT concessions
  • problems with family trust elections and interposed entity elections
  • international tax issues
  • employee share schemes, including the 2015 changes.