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Corporate Tax Masterclass

Published on 19 Oct 2011 | Took place at Swissotel, Sydney, NSW

This event was designed for tax people working in a corporate environment and covered not just the main income tax and GST developments but also the broader finance and regulatory issues.

Topics included:

  • looking at the proposed tax consolidations changes and how corporates will move forward
  • the key tax issues associated with current capital management strategies
  • what you need to advise directors on the changes to director liabilities
  • the new Schedule of Reportable Tax Positions - A new era of disclosure
  • tax accounting - What tax people need to know
  • recouping tax losses
  • Part IVA cases and corporates
  • preparing for GST changes.

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Individual sessions

Tax consolidation - Rewind and move forward

Author(s):  Peter MURRAY

This presentation covers:

  • tax consolidation
  • moving forward
  • consolidation issues arising out of M&A transactions.
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Current strategies for capital management

Author(s):  Simon JENNER,  Ryan Kahn

This paper covers:

  • franking of distributions paid under the new Corporations Law dividend rules
  • taxation of share buy-backs
  • taxation of debt buy-backs
  • tax treatment of returns on funding instruments.
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What you need to advise directors on the changes to director liabilities

Author(s):  Ellen Thomas,  Joel Hankinson

This paper covers:

  • Meredith, Soong & TLAB7
  • measures to address phoenix activity
  • other points of interest.
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Reportable tax position schedule

Author(s):  Judy MORRIS

This paper covers:

  • defining a reportable tax position
  • background and rationale
  • the draft schedule and early disclosure form
  • using RTP disclosures
  • definitions.

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Preparing for reportable tax positions

Author(s):  Anita Paddock

This presentation covers:

  • preparation for RTPs
  • RTP schedule - Roadmap to implementation.
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Tax accounting - What tax people need to know

Author(s):  Ronen VEXLER

This presentation covers:

  • recent tax developments
  • mergers & acquisitions
  • recent/proposed changes in accounting standards
  • tricks and traps
  • key take-away messages.
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Tax losses - What you need to know before you can recoup

Author(s):  Muhunthan KANAGARATNAM

This paper covers:

  • a refresher on loss recoupment
  • widely held companies
  • losses with nil available fraction
  • cases
  • the future.
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Part IVA and corporates

Author(s):  Graeme COOPER

This paper covers:

  • background - The cases
  • the scope of the 'scheme'
  • purpose
  • the relevant counterfactual 
  • Part IVA and other anti-avoidance rules.
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Preparing for the GST changes

Author(s):  Andrew HOWE,  Paul Nguyen,  Rhys PENNING

This paper covers:

  • self assessment of GST
  • reverse charging SOGC’s
  • cross border changes
  • financial supply changes.
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