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  • Are there any tax consequences for me?

    There are three consequences:

    • the disposal of your St George shares is a capital gains tax (CGT) event that may have resulted in a capital gain for you. Depending on the outcome, you may have to include some information in your 2008-09 tax return (to the extent that roll-over does not apply)
    • you must work out the cost base of your new Westpac shares
    • you must include the special and final dividend in your 2008-09 tax return.
      Last modified: 06 Oct 2010QC 21912