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An SME House of Cards: Top Ten Property Development Tips to Avoid the Scrutiny of the ATO & SRO

Published on 22 Nov 2011 | Took place at Leonda by the Yarra, Hawthorn, VIC

Property developers come in many shapes and sizes and every SME tax practitioner has one (possibly many). Whether its mum and dad subdividing the backyard or seasoned professionals undertaking projects on a serious scale, the tax and legal issues are complex and always changing. Adding to the risk for SME practitioners is the fact that while the general public's interest in the property market may have cooled in recent years, the ATO and the SRO's interest has not!

This half day event provided practical, strategic guidance to SME practitioners.

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

Individual sessions

Property: The top 10 income tax issues that trip up SME clients

Author(s):  Andy Briggs,  Samantha Morris

This presentation covers:

  • 10 common errors often overlooked at the outset of a property development project
  • the impact of the taxation issue.
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GST and stamp duty issues that trip up SME clients and are the focus of current ATO and SRO scrutiny

Author(s):  Adam Smith,  Andrew SPALDING

This paper covers:

  • sub-sales provisions
  • change in underlying ownership - Land rich provisions
  • off-the-plan
  • partition concession - Duty
  • partition concession - GST
  • holding new residential premises
  • margin scheme
  • going concern
  • GST treatment of options.
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Structuring property developments

Author(s):  Adam Smith,  David STAVROPOULOS

This paper covers:

  • choosing a vehicle
  • transfer costs
  • development companies
  • financing.


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