The next idea to avoid Div 7A gets messy

From the ATO website

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Lots of people have asked me for years if they can “fix” a UPE from a unit trust to a company that is subject to Div 7A by converting the UPE to an equity investment in the trust by having the UPE replaced with units in the unit trust.

What do you think?

By Ken Mansell

As a stay at home Dad most of the week this is my way of pretending I am still the tax counsel of ASX and SEC listed companies, working at big 4 firms, working at the Federal Treasury, on the Henry Review and at Parliament House for the previous government.

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