Transaction Taxes

Whenever any transaction is contemplated in business the tax implications must be considered. This applies to a sale, purchase, loan, mortgage and lease and also when a debt is released or an interest in property is surrendered.

Transaction taxes are an issue whenever property is transferred following a dispute in court (whether following a marriage breakdown or otherwise), bankruptcy or death.

Transaction taxes can be all or any of income tax, capital gains tax, stamp duty, land tax, fringe benefits tax and GST.

A frequent request from business clients, accountants and lawyers is for advice on the availability of the small business CGT concessions. The rules require a high technical expertise to advise which our senior commercial lawyers can provide.

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