RSM Australia

Capital Gains Tax

Tax on sale of family home - proposed government change

5 March 2019
Australian expats who own homes in Australia are not the only ones at risk of paying tax on the former family home under proposed changes to capital gains tax (CGT).

Q&A with a tax concierge: Steve Healey

13 February 2019
 It was 1995 when Daniel Goleman suggested to the world that emotional intelligence matters twice as much in the workplace over IQ or technical expertise.

Changes to Capital Gains Tax exemption for foreign residents

6 February 2019
Controversial legislation enabling the removal of the capital gains tax (CGT) main residence exemption for foreign residents was originally scheduled for debate in the Senate on 16 October 2018. 

Labor party updates policy - implications for negative gearing and CGT

20 November 2018
Implications for negative gearing and capital gains tax concessions

Integrity approach to small business CGT concessions adds layers of complexity.

15 October 2018
After careful deliberation, the Bill limiting access to the Small Business Capital Gains Tax (CGT) Concessions, Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Integrity and Other Measures), was passed in Parliament on 20 September 2018.

Choosing capital gains tax relief

10 August 2017
A key component of the Fairer Super reforms is the ability for superannuation funds impacted by the reforms to revalue their assets to their current market value for taxation purposes.

Sell your business tax free - is this too good to be true?

19 May 2017
In many situations this is entirely possible. When small business owners dispose of active business assets, they may be entitled to disregard some or all of the capital gain by utilising the available Capital Gains Tax (CGT) concessions.