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Adviser Masterclass Series: Small Business CGT Concessions

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Adviser Masterclass Series: Small Business CGT Concessions

By , May 10, 2018
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For many business owners, the major source of retirement funding is the sale of their business or assets owned by the business. Fortunately, there are a number of capital gains tax (CGT) concessions available to small business that reduce or even eliminate the capital gain on the disposal of certain assets. It is important to understand the concessions available and the eligibility requirements to ensure entitlements are maximised.

In this webinar, we will review the eligibility criteria required to qualify for the small business CGT exemptions and examine in detail how these concessions can most effectively be applied.

To find out more about minimising your CGT, download a copy of our whitepaper or get in touch with one of our advisers today.

We’ve got some exciting events coming up. We hope you can join us!

Craig West

Craig West

Executive Chairman | Succession Plus

Craig West is a strategic accountant with over 20 years of experience advising business owners. His background as a CPA in public practice has provided invaluable experience in the key issues of concern to business owners.

In March 2014, Craig was appointed Executive Chairman of the SME Association of Australia, Australia’s largest small business organisation representing over 300,000 business owners.

In October 2014, he was awarded the Exit Planner of the Year at the Exit Planning Institute Annual Conference in Texas, USA, due to his innovative development of an exit planning process to help business owners maximise business value and achieve a successful exit.

Craig’s proprietary structure - a Peak Performance Trust - has won the Australia-wide award for the Employee Share Ownership Plan of the year twice in four years.

In November 2018, Craig launched SME Experts in partnership with Mark Bouris’ Mentored on Podcast One and quickly grew the monthly podcast audience to over 26,500 downloads; in October 2019, he released a new podcast focused on medium-sized businesses - Mid-Market Matters.

In July 2021, Craig joined the NSW Committee for STEP (Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners) – focusing on advising families across generations.

Craig has also launched a SaaS platform, Capitaliz (which captures the 21-step process), to assist other advisers internationally deliver advisory services at scale.

In November 2021, Craig was appointed Executive Chairman of NSW Leaders, a business mentoring group for leading NSW businesses.

In July 2022, Craig West received the award of Doctor of Business Administration for his research thesis titled “Examination of the key factors driving business exit options in Australian Small and Medium Enterprises.”

Craig is passionate about encouraging business owners to think strategically, maximise the value of their business and achieve a successful exit.

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