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9 June 2020
6 March 2020
Private investors should not assume proceeds from selling shares are on capital account. The Full Federal Court’s recent decision in Greig v Commissioner of Taxation highlights the uncertainty of whether amounts received from an isolated transaction are taxable on revenue or capital account. While the facts of Greig related to shares, the principles apply to other types of property.
17 December 2018
A recent decision of the Queensland Supreme Court has highlighted the complexity in determining the duty payable on a commercial transaction and the consequences that can follow where the parties disagree on the duty liability.
8 August 2018
The ATO has released draft taxation determination 2018/D3, outlining their view that a trust split potentially triggers CGT consequences (CGT event E1).
15 February 2017
Recent decisions in the Full Federal Court and Administrative Appeals Tribunal highlight the rules for taxpayers challenging assessments issued following a finding of ‘fraud’ or ‘evasion’.
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