Recorded Webinar: Tax Liability of Executors, Administrators and Other Legal Personal Representatives


19th March 2019

Duration:  approx. 2 hours

What liabilities do the legal personal representative (LPR) of an estate have to the ATO for outstanding tax liabilities and can the ATO pursue a claim against the executor personally? This session covers the ATO’s PCG 2018/4 Legal personal representatives of deceased persons, and addresses the following:

  • What tax liabilities can an LPR be personally liable for?

  • Difference between liabilities of the deceased and liabilities of the estate

  • What LPRs can do to ensure they’re protected

  • Tax compliance and reporting obligations of the LPR

  • The impact of probate on the liabilities of an LPR

  • Seeking protection through the ATO ruling process

Our presenter

Matthew Burgess, Director, View Legal

Matthew Burgess co-founded specialist firm View Legal in 2014, having been a lawyer and partner of one of Australia’s leading independent law firms for over 17 years. Matthew’s passion is helping clients successfully achieve their goals.

Matthew specialises in trusts, tax, estate and succession planning, providing strategic advice to business owners and high net worth individuals, and has been recognised in the ‘Best Lawyers’ list since 2014 in relation to trusts and estates and in Doyles’ personally or as part of view since 2015 in relation to taxation and since 2017 in relation to wills, estates and succession planning.

While a significant focus of Matthew’s practice is on small to medium enterprises and private business owners, the growth in this area in recent years has meant that he also regularly works on transactions with listed companies.


This webinar is suitable for accountants and lawyers advising in taxation matters – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

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Product Code: WBLMAR19
 Price:  $264.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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