• Westpac: 2005 off-market share buy-back

    Overview

    This page contains information about the off-market share buy-back that Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac) undertook in 2005.

    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 Westpac and participated in the 2005 off-market share buy-back
    • you did not acquire your shares under an employee share scheme, and
    • any gain or loss you made on the shares is regarded as 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: 14 Dec 2007QC 18802