Late last year the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) announced its intention to acquire details of property transactions dating back to September 20, 1985. Yep, 1985! The scope and amount of information they are requesting is gigantic!
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Most property investors are comfortable with residential property, having owned or rented themselves, but commercial property investment can be a little more daunting. The main reason for this is that there are so many additional factors to consider, such as GST, complicated leases and who’s responsible for the outgoings (expenses) for the property.
Remember poor old George Costanza from Seinfeld who tried to get out of a defacto relationship by suggesting to his Partner a prenup agreement when they married. It backfired on George of course because he had no dough!
The Government has introduced the “Tax Laws Amendment (Small Business Restructure Roll-over) Bill 2016”.
What does this mean for me?
It’s fantastic news for business owners who have been set-up in a dreaded company structure, at present this structure can be extremely difficult to transfer out of, due to capital gains tax (CGT) implications.
If you’re retired, you don’t want to fritter away the savings you’ve worked all your life to achieve.