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Common Provisions Act set for imminent commencement
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 15 2016

The remaining provisions of the Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Act 2014 will commence on 27 September 2016. We understand the


How much of the farm have the foreigners bought?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 15 2016

Since 1 July 2015 foreign persons have had to report interests they hold in agricultural land (regardless of value) to the ATO. The data provided is


Queensland landlords' rights to recover land tax under commercial leases confirmed
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 12 2016

Queensland landlords with commercial leases, and their tenants, should be reviewing outgoings and land tax recovery clauses in leases, following the


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


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