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Stamp duty novation or assignment cancelled contract

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
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  • March 27 2012

The NSW Duties Act provides that where an agreement for the sale or transfer of dutiable property is cancelled, the agreement is not liable to duty if the Chief Commissioner is satisfied of certain matters

Deductibility of indemnity payment

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 29 2012

The Full Court has recently held that a payment made by the taxpayer to a related company for indemnifying the taxpayer company against loss under an anterior forward exchange contract with another related company was an allowable deduction under the general deduction section

Small business CGT relief - maximum net asset test - liabilities related to an asset

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 2 2013

Once again the complexity of the small business CGT concessions has been revealed in a recent Full Federal Court decision and shows the importance in

No transfer of continuing partnership interest by retiring partner

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 27 2013

The Full Court has dismissed an appeal by a taxpayer against a decision at first instance that a deed transferring a retiring partner's interest in a

Deemed dividends - whether “distributable surplus” for an income year includes the income tax for that income year even if not due and owing

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 26 2010

Division 7A of the 1936 Tax Act contains specific anti-avoidance provisions that may result in a deemed dividend such as loans and other benefits provided by a private company to a shareholder or associates of a shareholder of that private company

Limited partnership USA double tax agreement

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • May 24 2013

In broad terms, non-residents are required to include in the calculation of their net capital gains, any capital gains or capital losses made with

Sham loans taxpayer wins appeal

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 2 2013

In a recent case, the Full Court had to consider whether or not a finding by the AAT that international funds transfers made as between the taxpayer

Foreign exchange losses

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 27 2013

The Commissioner of Taxation has lost an appeal against a decision at first instance that 20 News Corp group companies were entitled to deductions

Transfer pricing international trade

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 14 2010

In a recent Federal Court case, the Commissioner has suffered a significant loss in his views on transfer pricing

Time of derivation of income for cash taxpayer

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 20 2010

In a recent case, a taxpayer who returned income on a cash basis attempted to argue that notwithstanding he received a transfer of land in one income year as consideration for services performed in an earlier income year, that it was the value of the land at the time of performance of the services in the earlier income year that should be returned as assessable income