Published on 11 Sep 04
by VICTORIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
Recent developments in Victorian & NSW stamp duty (SD) reviewed in this paper. It highlights planning opportunities and traps for the unwary. Topics covered include:
- Vic State Taxation Act 2004 including the deemed transfer of fixtures, new land rich rules and new anti avoidance provisions
- 'sub-sale' SD bogey for nominee clauses and cancelled contracts
- facilitating the SD exemption for in-specie distributions
- vendors stamp duty in NSW.
Frank is a Partner in the Tax Group of Mallesons Stephen Jaques. Frank advises in relation to stamp duty Australia wide and in respect of GST and other indirect taxes.
- Current at
08 May 2007