Tax Issues for Family-Owned Companies

Description

This webinar considers a number of practical tax issues that arise with family-owned companies. These issues include structuring family-owned companies, paying remuneration and making distributions to owners, dealing with overdrawn current accounts and debt remission, restructuring family-owned companies, and liquidating family-owned companies. The application of COVID-19 tax relief to family-owned businesses will also be considered.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

You will:

  • Understand the key differences between ordinary companies, qualifying companies and look-through companies.
  • Know what COVID-19 tax relief measures are available to family-owned companies.
  • Understand the rules relating to remuneration paid to owners and relatives of owners.
  • Know when non-cash benefits will be subject to FBT, taxed as a dividend or can be made tax-free.
  • Learn how to deal with overdrawn current accounts and restructuring debt owed by insolvent companies.
  • Understand what tax issues arise when the ownership of a family-owned company changes or a family-owned company is restructured.
  • Know when capital gains can be distributed tax-free on liquidation, including how to deal with “tainted capital gains”.

SUITED TO

Junior and intermediate accountants, and lawyers that advise clients on structuring and restructuring family-owned businesses.

PRESENTER

Stephen Tomlinson, Principal, Tomlinson Law

1.5 CPD Hours

  • Oct 15
    Thu, 2:30 PM NZDT - 4:00 PM NZDT Online
    • $215.00 excl. GST

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