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The heat is on: more commercial properties swept up in energy efficiency rules
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 18 2016

More commercial properties will need NABERS ratings and Building Energy Efficiency Certificates from 1 July 2017. More owners and landlords must


Verification of identity in NSW - full compliance now required
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 4 2016

From 1 August 2016, full compliance is required with the NSW new identity verification rules in conveyancing transactions. The NSW Land and Property


Nine questions and answers for the new non-resident withholding tax (NRCGTWT)
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 12 2016

The new non-resident withholding tax applies to every contract entered into after 1 July 2016, subject to the three exemptions below. From 1 July


Foreign resident capital gains tax withholding made simple
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 12 2016

Australian property vendors should apply online to the ATO to get a clearance certificate immediately a sale of relevant property is contemplated. The


New duty and land tax surcharges for foreign buyers of land in Australia
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 23 2016

Foreign persons purchasing residential real estate in New South Wales will now have to pay a duty surcharge from 21 June 2016 and land tax surcharge


Sweeping biodiversity and native vegetation reforms proposed for NSW
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 26 2016

Developers and land owners should review the package and consider making a submission before 28 June. The NSW Government has released its


Land holder rights in mining exploration broader than expected, according to NSW Court
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 26 2016

This decision may affect the way access arrangements are interpreted, especially whether they cover all relevant "significant improvements". A recent


Verification of Identity, or who are you again?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 26 2016

The NSW Land and Property Information (LPI) has introduced new Conveyancing Rules under section 12E of the Real Property Act which take effect from 1


The countdown is on: retail shop leases reform in Queensland
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 12 2016

The Retail Industry has six months to prepare for significant changes to retail leasing in light of significant amendments to the Retail Shop Leases


Victorian budget 201617 tax and duty changes: land, payroll, and partnerships affected
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

There are some increased taxes and duties in Victoria's budget, but also some higher thresholds and extended exemptions. Foreign buyers of