Australia: Webinar: Tax issues with compensation agreements
Last Updated: 17 June 2015

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July 23, 2015
12:15pm for 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Webinar - access via your personal computer T - +61 7 3231 2400
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We are seeing a number of our clients entering into compensation agreements or settlements without fully considering how payments will be treated for tax purposes.

How compensation payments are taxed can have a significant effect on the economic outcome of any settlement for your clients.

This is a surprisingly complex and difficult area of tax law. Early advice can be crucial to getting the best outcome for your client.

In this session, we will cover:

  • when compensation payments should be treated as income or capital
  • the 'look through approach' to compensation payments applied by courts and the ATO
  • what it means if the compensation is in the form of an 'undissected lump sum'
  • capital gains tax treatment of a settlement, the 50% general discount and small business CGT concessions.

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