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CGT roll-over for small business restructures on the way

Thursday 28 January 2016

The Government has released exposure draft legislation that proposes to provide roll-over relief for small businesses that change their legal structure. The proposed measures were announced in the 2015-2016 Federal Budget, and will apply to the transfers of assets occurring on or after 1 July 2016. Read more

Property transactions: Got an appropriate valuation?

Wednesday 27 January 2016

Not all taxpayers may be aware of how the use of estimates can affect their annual tax bill. Estimates are most commonly used in apportioning expenses between private and business use. More important however is the use of valuations to estimate the cost of transactions that are not arm's-length or when no actual cash changes hands. A common example of this is in respect of property transactions. Read more

Congratulations John Olive

Monday 1 July 2013

Horizon Group Appoints New Partner, John Olive. Read more

Taxman's new power to address Super Fund issues

Wednesday 20 February 2013

The Federal Government has proposed a new penalty regime for trustees of self managed super funds that includes penalties up to $10,200. Read more

Accurate valuations a must!

Wednesday 7 March 2012

A few cases recently before the courts have centred on the issue of property valuations.  If a valuation of a property… Read more

ATO valuation blocks small business CGT concession

Sunday 29 January 2012

A recent case has shown that the ATO is willing to pursue CGT small business concession claims where the value may exceed the allowed threshold. Read more