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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 Chung, CTA, is a Partner in the Tax & Legal service team of PricewaterhouseCoopers and has worked in legal and professional services firms for over 16 years. Zoe is a state taxes specialist with an emphasis on stamp duty and has advised on a number of large mergers, acquisitions and restructures for clients in the mining, infrastructure, superannuation, manufacturing and funds management industry. While doing so, she has dealt with various state revenue offices, not only from a technical perspective but also from a policy perspective including making submissions to guide the policy underlying the stamp duty laws. - Current at 24 September 2015
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