RECORDED WEBINAR: The Importance of GST Clauses

Thursday 23rd July 2015
Duration: approx. 2 hours
 
Recent cases continue to highlight that contracts do not always include appropriate GST clauses. This presentation will review the cases and the lessons for advisers. It covers:
  • Duoedge Pty Ltd v Leong
  • Other cases that have considered the construction of GST clauses:
    • Booth v Cityrose Trading Pty Ltd
    • Empire Securities Pty Ltd v Miocevich
  • Proposed changes – offshore supplies, going concerns, adjustments
  • Drafting lessons for advisers
  • Preserving or avoiding a potential windfall gain
  • Forcing a supplier to obtain and pass on a GST refund
  • Future-proofing GST clauses
This webinar is suitable for accountants and lawyers advising on GST and in-House tax counsel – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.
 
PRESENTED BY: Matthew Cridland, Partner, DLA Piper, Sydney
 
Matthew Cridland is a Sydney-based indirect tax lawyer. He has specific experience in Goods and Services Tax (GST) and has advised on complex GST matters for more than 15 years.
 
Matthew has provided advice on litigation settlements, motor industry issues, insolvency issues, general insurance issues and supplies to non-residents. He also assists clients to manage GST audits and disputes, including acting on GST litigation matters. 
 
Key experience includes: Advising a state government agency on GST cash flow issues for a transaction that exceeded AU$ 2 billion. This included negotiating with the ATO to allow the parties of the transaction to set-off their GST liabilities and credit entitlements to address cash flow issues.
 
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Product Code: WBQJUL15
 Price:  $242.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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