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Stamp duty concession for transferring real estate between SMSFs in NSW

Australia - July 9 2019 The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal has set aside a notice of assessment for transfer duty on the transfer of real estate from one sole member...

Greg Cahill, Scott Hay-Bartlem, Clinton Jackson, Hayley Mitchell, Steven Jell.

Duty considerations muddy the waters

Australia - December 17 2018 A recent decision of the Queensland Supreme Court has highlighted the complexity in determining the duty payable on a commercial transaction and the...

When is stamp duty NOT imposed on a transaction for Queensland business assets or chattels in Queensland?

Australia - December 3 2018 Queensland’s transfer duty regime (previously called ‘stamp duty’) is arguably the most comprehensive in Australia. Transfer duty is charged on...

Queensland to increase additional foreign acquirer duty - are you prepared?

Australia - May 28 2018 From 1 July 2018, the Queensland Government is set to increase its additional foreigner acquirer duty rate from 3 to 7. The rate increase was...

Scott Hay-Bartlem, Clinton Jackson, Fletch Heinemann, Marcus Ford.

Exemption and refund for surcharge purchaser duty and surcharge land tax now available in New South Wales

Australia - May 25 2018 Revenue NSW has issued a Revenue Ruling that exempts Australian based developers that are ‘foreign persons’ from surcharge purchaser duty and...

Scott Hay-Bartlem, Clinton Jackson, Fletch Heinemann, Marcus Ford.