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Taxation of testamentary trusts 

21:02 mins 24.08MB Ian Raspin, Director of BNR Partners, outlines some of the key contentious issues that can arise through the use of testamentary trusts with Mark Morris, Senior Tax Counsel, CPA Australia.


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Modernising the Taxation of Trust Income

38:33 mins 44.2MB Mark Morris, Senior Tax Counsel CPA Australia discusses the recent Treasury consultation paper concerning the rewrite and modernisation of the taxation of trusts, and potential reform options with Michael Parker, Partner at Hall & Wilcox.


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Trustee resolution deadline

25:50 mins 29.64MB Mark Morris, Senior Tax Counsel, CPA Australia and Michael Parker, Partner, Hall & Wilcox, discuss the requirement that trustees of all discretionary trusts must make and document trustee resolutions for the 2011–12 tax year by 30 June 2012.

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Trusts reform options

36:27 mins 41.91MB Frank Hinoporos, Senior Associate, Hall & Wilcox, and Mark Morris, Senior Tax Counsel, CPA Australia, outline the key features of Treasury’s reform options paper regarding the future Taxation of Trusts and the impact on business and investment trusts.

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Trusts streaming

13:21 mins 15.37MB John Paolacci CPA, Partner, PKF Australia Ltd, discusses recent changes to legislation that impact on the streaming of trust distributions.

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ATO’s 2012 Trust Changes

35:01 mins 40.16MB ATO Senior Tax Counsel Fiona Dillon explains why the ATO has withdrawn some administrative concessions that apply to trusts for the year ended 30 June 2012 including changed trustee resolutions requirements