insolvency

Who is liable for a CGT event that is triggered by insolvency administration?

Insolvency statistics show that for the 2016-17 income year the number of insolvencies increased 2.1% compared to the previous year, according to the Australian Financial Security Authority (see a summary of the data here). By type of insolvency, bankruptcies decreased by 5.1%, however debt agreements were up by 11.9% and insolvency agreements increased by 39.4%.

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Personal insolvencies jump over June quarter

The most recent personal insolvency statistics have been published by the Australian Financial Security Authority (AFSA, formerly known as the Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia). The data shows that compared to a year ago, personal insolvencies increased 13.7% for the June quarter. And compared to the March quarter this year there was a 10.7% increase.

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