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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


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?


Estoppel: will equity help those with unclean hands?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 5 2015

Business prudence ordinarily requires that commercial leases be formalised, the terms clearly outlined and agreed between the parties, and any


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


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


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


Leasing negotiations: when can a landlord's promise to a tenant give rise to damages?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 19 2015

Landlord and tenant negotiations can often result in encouragement or assurances being provided to the tenant, even on a casual basis. This recent


Winds of change: assessment of planning permits for Victorian wind farms goes local
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • March 16 2011

Local councils have regained the power to issue planning permits for wind farms of all scales and greater consideration is to be given to local amenity impacts, under amendments to Victorian planning schemes which came into effect yesterday


New surcharge for foreign buyers of Victorian residential property
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 5 2015

In the Victorian Budget, handed down today, the Victorian Government has announced that a 3 surcharge will apply to foreign purchasers when they buy