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2009 Annual Property Intensive

Published on 09 Oct 2009 | Took place at The Marriott Hotel, Brisbane , QLD

There is continued growth of the South East Queensland property market, as well as ongoing tax changes in the property industry.

Topics covered by this event included:

  • industry update
  • essential property basics
  • GST issues & the ATO perspective
  • trusts & property
  • changes in stamp duty & the effect on your clients
  • superannuation
  • retirement villages
The event focused on emerging issues facing the property sector, as well as the ATO approach to compliance and interpretation. The event discussed the practicalities of balancing the commercial outcomes of the development, against the management of tax risk.

Get a 20% discount when you buy all the items from this event.

Individual sessions

Changes in stamp duty & their practical effects

Author(s):  Philip MAGOFFIN This presentation covers the following topics:

  • the future of stamp duty
  • increases in duty rates
  • acquiring property - options, nominations, businesses & goodwill
  • developing property - development agreements, subdivisions
  • investing in property - choice of holding structure (company vs trusts).
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Retirement villages - tax issues

Author(s):  Mark WEST This paper covers the following topics:

  • income tax
  • SGT
  • tenure types
  • sale and acquisition issues.
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GST and property update

Author(s):  Jeff PFAFF This paper covers:

  • current GST property provisions - better or worse?
  • proposed 2009 budget reforms
  • enterprise.
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Essential property basics

Author(s):  Justin BYRNE This paper covers the following topics:

  • buy and sell off the plan - revenue or capital?
  • timing of taxation CGT, revenue and trading stock
  • put and call options
  • valuation of trading stock
  • mixed development - strategies
  • main residence exemption and back lot developments.
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GST issues

Author(s):  Kasey MacFarlane This paper covers:

  • GST and property related litigation cases
  • recent legislative amendments to the margin scheme
  • proposed GST administration measures
  • recent ATO products relating to GST and property.
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Author(s):  Neal DALLAS,  Peter VILAYSACK This paper covers:

  • property implications
  • non-recourse debt
  • looking for funding
  • can and can not do's.
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