Westfield Group (Westfield 2004) capital restructure - tax consequences for Westfield Limited shareholders


This page contains information about the 2004 Westfield Group stapling transaction.

This information applies to you if:

  • you are an individual not a company or trust
  • you are an Australian resident for tax purposes
  • you held shares in Westfield Holdings Limited (Westfield Holdings) and participated in the stapling transaction in July 2004
  • you did not acquire your shares under an employee share scheme, and
  • any gain or loss you made on the shares is a capital gain or capital loss - this means that you held your shares as an investment asset, not
    • as trading stock
    • as part of carrying on a business, or
    • to make a short-term or 'one-off' commercial gain.
    Last modified: 06 Oct 2009QC 18166