GETTING THE SMALL BUSINESS CGT CONCESSIONS: WHEN IS A LIABILITY, A LIABILITY?
By Andrew Henshaw, Director, Velocity Legal
In the SME space, the small business CGT concessions are some of the most significant tax concessions available within the Australian tax system. If a taxpayer can use the small business CGT concessions, they can:
- save tax (hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars);
- internally restructure (e.g. for asset protection or estate planning reasons), without a massive tax impediment;
- make special contributions to superannuation (up to $1.415M), which are not affected by the new superannuation limits that start on 1 July 2017.
Andrew acts for a diverse range of private businesses, high net-wealth individuals and family groups. He specialises in business structuring, tax disputes and complex tax issues. He is passionate about leading by example, getting wins for his clients, solving difficult legal issues and … snowboarding!