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State Taxes Update

Published on 02 Jun 2006 | Took place at City West Function Centre, West Perth, WA

State taxes are again in focus with the recent announcement of the abolition of three State taxes and the imminent release of the State Tax Review's Interim Report as part of the 2006-7 Budget. Now is the time to find out what these changes mean for you and your clients. Now is also to the time to find out what significant State taxes remain and what issues still matter. This seminar included:
- a review of recent developments, including the impact of the Government's recent announcements and the State Tax Review
- a payroll tax update
- a stamp duty and property update
- a stamp duty and mining transactions update.

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Individual sessions

Stamp duty and property transactions

Author(s):  Joe BURLEY

This paper covers the following topics:

  • acquisition of business assets
  • private unit trusts, indirect acquisitions
  • intellectual property.

Section 2 of this paper was also presented by Brian Lovitt at the State Taxes Update held in Perth on 2 June 2006. 

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Stamp duty on mining transactions

Author(s):  Ian PEEK

Stamp duty is often a major consideration in structuring and implementing mining transactions. This paper reviews the stamp duty consequences of common mining transactions including:

  • grants of rights to mine
  • joint venture arrangements
  • dealing with shares in mining companies (including land rich duty).
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Payroll tax - some important issues

Author(s):  Tony INCE

This paper looks at current issues arising in the area of payroll tax. The far reaching effects of these provisions frequently goes unnoticed with clients being exposed to substantial liabilities following an audit. This paper deals with the practical payroll tax implications of:

  • wages
  • employee or independent contractor
  • grouping of employers (and possible exclusions).
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State taxes' GPS - Where we are! Where are we going?

Author(s):  Scott GRIMLEY

This paper provides an overview of recent developments including:

  • legislative amendments over the last 12 months
  • changes to practices and rulings
  • recent cases
  • measures announced over the May budget season
  • the future direction of state taxes, including the State Tax Review presently underway.
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