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Stamp duty update paper


This paper covers:

  • significant stamp duty outcomes from the 2011-2012 Victorian state budget
  • update on the abolition of stamp duty Australia-wide
  • summary and update on land rich and landholder duty Australia-wide
  • Commissioner of State Revenue v Lend Lease Funds Management Ltd [2011] VSCA 182 (“Lend Lease”)
  • Chief Commissioner of State Revenue v Tasty Chicks Pty Ltd & Ors [2010] NSWCA 326 (“Tasty Chicks”)
  • Mr Espresso Group Pty Ltd v Chief Commissioner of State Revenue [2009] NSWADT 291 (“Mr Espresso”)
  • Epic Energy (WA) One Pty Ltd v Commissioner of State Revenue [2010] WASAT 37 (“Epic Energy”)
  • Victorian lease duty provisions - Law versus practice
  • common trust transactions - Relevant exemptions or concessions from duty.

Author profile

Zoe Chung CTA
Photo of author, Zoe CHUNG Zoe is a Special Counsel in Arnold Bloch Leibler’s taxation group. Zoe’s core expertise is in state taxation law across all Australian states and territories, providing all types of assistance from pre-transaction advice, lodgement, negotiation and dispute resolution. Zoe has more than 18 years’ experience providing state taxation advisory, Revenue Authority liaison and M&A services to clients in a wide range of industries and clients, including private families, superannuation & funds management, property (development, leasing and retail), mining & infrastructure and retail & consumer. Prior to re-joining ABL in 2018, Zoe was a Partner at “Big Four”, specialising in state taxation in all Australian jurisdictions with a focus on stamp duty. Zoe has a keen interest in diversity and inclusion and social justice issues. She has undertaken pro bono work for a number of not-for-profit organisations and has also participated in formulating cultural and gender diversity agendas. - Current at 04 August 2020
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