RECORDED WEBINAR: Queensland Tax and Duty Update

Wednesday 21st May 2014
Duration:  2 hours
Stamp duty and GST are significant imposts on property transactions which can affect the financial viability of projects.  This presentation reviews some of the recent developments in stamp duty as well as some of the tricky issues in the way GST applies to property transactions. 
  • Duties Act amendments – latest update
  • Stamp duty exemption – transfer from bare trustee to trustee of super fund (new sections 130A and B)
  • Is novation of a lease, containing an option to purchase, a transfer of an option and dutiable?
  • Duty on selling call options – current position explained
  • Occupancy share arrangements - duty exemption on transfers of property -  section 133
  • How does the GST going concern exemption apply in respect to residential or commercial leasing arrangement?
  • GST treatment on call option fee – a taxable supply?
  • GST on forfeited 10% option security sum?
  • Can a subdivision be an enterprise and therefore sold as a GST-free going concern?
This webinar is suitable for: Queensland property lawyers
PRESENTED BY: Duncan Bedford, Partner, McCullough Robertson, Brisbane
With a background in general commercial law in the resources sector, Duncan brings a practical approach to the advice he provides clients across a range of industries.  He is an expert in business and transaction structuring and taxation, particularly stamp duty.  
Duncan’s experience includes designing and implementing complex structures for transactions and asset ownership to obtain advantageous tax and stamp duty outcomes, and advising on stamp duty exemptions, assessments, private rulings and objections.
He also advises on corporate reconstructions, demergers, holding company interpositions and rollovers and general commercial matters, offering cost effective solutions to taxation and revenue issues.
Duncan is recognised for his expertise in foreign investment and his management of matters before the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB).  He focuses on identifying and managing restrictions on foreign investment and advising on appropriate structures and processes for foreign companies, governments and individuals proposing to invest in Australia.
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Product Code: WBRMAY14
 Price:  $220.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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