Published on 08 May 09
by SOUTH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
The amendments to the Land Tax Act that came into effect from 1 July 2008 continue to present challenges and obstacles for many practitioners and their clients.
This paper addresses:
- the legislative amendments
- Revenue SA view
- structuring and restructuring in the current environment
- weighing up the land tax saving versus the CGT and stamp duty costs
- issues with trusts.
Bernie currently practises as a barrister, whilst primarily undertaking advice work, he does appear in the Supreme Court, Federal Court and tribunals in taxation and valuation matters. In recent years his work has been predominantly taxation, trusts and estates, succession planning, commercial and valuation matters and some major commercial and infrastructure projects. Bernie holds an LLB and Masters degrees in Aquaculture, Information Technology, Taxation and Law from various Australian Universities and a PhD from the University of British Columbia. Bernie regularly gives presentations on taxation, property and trust matters.
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23 July 2017