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Sitting tenants are receiving a taxable supply under GST law, says the High Court

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 4 2014

Buyers of property with sitting tenants will be liable for GST on the leases, following the High Court's decision yesterday in Commissioner of

Landmark decision means payments under development agreements liable to stamp duty

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
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  • December 11 2014

The High Court has revisited the concept of what constitutes "consideration" for the transfer of "dutiable property" - and found that the

When is a document executed as a deed in fact an agreement?

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • June 16 2010

When is a document that states that it is "executed as a deed" not, in fact, a deed?

Ch-ch-changes: change provisions under Queensland's new Planning and Development Bill

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 11 2014

In this article we take a look at the types of changes that can be made to development applications and approvals under the Planning Bill and the

High Court to reconsider consideration and stamp duty in Lend Lease case

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 7 2014

What constitutes the "consideration for" a transfer of "dutiable property" under stamp duties legislation? The High Court is set to consider this

NSW Duties Act amendments finally pass and affect property sector

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 27 2014

The State Revenue Legislation Further Amendment Bill 2014 was finally passed by both Houses of the New South Wales Parliament earlier this

Making and amending planning instruments under Queensland's Planning and Development Bill 2014

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 11 2014

With the reduction in the number of State planning instruments and the Minister's new rules and guidelines for the making and amending of local

Evicting a tenant in breach of the lease: what's "reasonable time" to serve the termination notice?

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
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  • June 6 2013

Landlords who want to re-enter the premises and terminate a lease for a breach of covenant for a non-rent breach generally must serve a breach notice

Landlords beware: lease incentive clawbacks impacted by Queensland Supreme Court penalties decision

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 13 2014

The issue of whether payments under contractual provisions (whether the result of a breach or not) are penalties remains a hot topic since the

NSW looks at more changes to the Retail Leases Act

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
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  • March 2 2011

The proposed changes to NSW's Retail Leases Act attempt to clarify the operation of the Act and further level out a perceived imbalance of power between large lessors and small lessees