capital gains tax
The latest Part of the Australian Tax Review includes the following articles: “What is taxable Australian real property” – Michael Rigby; and “A re-evaluation of Murry’s Case (1998) from a valuation perspective” – Dr Hung Chu. There is also an Editorial; and Book Review on “The Rise of the Value-Added Tax” by Kathryn James – reviewed by Richard Krever.
The latest Part of the Australian Tax Review is a special issue by Guest Editor Prof Ann O’Connell, dedicated to the Honourable Richard Edmonds, with a Foreword by Chief Justice Robert French AC, Preface by Justice Tony Pagone, and tributes by Chief Justice James Allsop AO and Chief Justice Tom Bathurst AC. This Part includes the following articles by eminent contributors: “Justice Richard Edmonds: Part IVA – ‘I am firmly of the view …’” – Justice Michelle Gordon; “The Indooroopilly saga” – David Bloom QC; “Justice Edmonds’ contributions to extra-judicial writing and tax reform” – Chloe Burnett; “Charities, tax and wrongdoing: A principled approach” – Ann O’Connell and Fiona Martin; “A shining light: Justice Richard Edmonds and the jurisprudence relating to the taxation of capital gains in Australia” – Chris Evans and Gordon Cooper AM; “Justice Edmonds and interpretation of Australia’s GST legislation” – Richard Krever and Jonathan Teoh; “From Switzerland to New Zealand: Around the world in 13 cases” – Dale Pinto and Kerrie Sadiq. Finally, a comprehensive table of judgments sets out his Honour’s legacy over the course of his Honour’s appointment in 2005 to his retirement in February 2016.
The latest Part of the Australian Tax Review includes the following articles: “Part IVA: An international perspective” – A H Slater; “Prior to being bankrupt, superannuation is a claimable asset – characterising and shaping the nature of a member’s interest” – Peter Bobbin; and “CGT event K7 provides loss recognition for personal consumption expenditure: History, anomalies and policy basis” – Dale Boccabella. There is also a review of the book “Incentivising Employees: The Theory, Policy and Practice of Employee Share Ownership Plans in Australia”.
The second Part of Volume 41 of the Australian Tax Review includes an article by Tim Russell discussing the commercial motivations underpinning the choice of foreign private equity investment structures and an article by Sylvia Villios, Domenic Carbone, John Tretola and Pasqualina Callea analysing the capital gains tax implications of buy-sell agreements. There is also an editorial looking at tax law change and a review of “Tax Polymath: A Life in International Taxation – Essays in Honour of John F Avery Jones”.
The May 2011 Issue of the Australian Tax Review includes interesting articles on the difficulties of taxing trust income after the High Court decision in FCT v Bamford, the role of context in the construction of statutes and the amended concessions to small business for capital gains tax. This issue also includes a book review of Australia’s Future Tax System: The Prospects After Henry by Chris Evans, Richard Krever and Peter Mellor.