Recorded Webinar: Common GST Margin Scheme Issues and How to Avoid Them

Tuesday 17th November 2015

Duration: approx. 2 hours

About this webinar

The property market is booming, causing renewed focus on the margin scheme and in particular the 2008 amendments. This presentation examines common margin scheme mistakes, their impact and how to avoid them.

It includes:

  • Failure to nominate application of the margin scheme in the contract
  • Wrongly timed valuations
  • Valuations that do not satisfy ATO requirements
  • Developing property that is not eligible for the margin scheme
  • Amalgamation of land banked property acquired at different times from a mix of registered and unregistered vendors
  • Issues with mixed use developments
  • High Court’s decision in Unit Trend Services
  • Acquiring property through option, assignment or nomination

Who should attend

This webinar is suitable for accountants and lawyers advising on GST – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

Alan Jessup, Partner, Piper Alderman, Sydney 

Alan has significant experience in both the corporate law and taxation requirements associated with managed investment schemes of many types, including property trusts and syndicates, mortgage trusts, mezzanine funds and agribusiness schemes.

He also provides advice on tax effective structuring for the acquisition, holding and sale of assets involving use of various reliefs and exemptions in the law. He focuses on major corporate reconstructions, demergers, mergers and consolidations, cross border acquisitions and dealings, employee share schemes and estate planning and asset protection for individuals.

Alan does both front-end and back-end tax work including rulings and opinions, objections and appeals. He is a regular presenter of seminars on various aspects of the financial services laws, managed investment schemes and income tax.

Alan is the author of the book "Managed Investment Schemes" published by Federation Press.

Product Code: WBNNOV15
 Price:  $242.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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