Published on 19 Mar 09
by WESTERN AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This paper covers:
- the different language and concepts used
- what documents still need to be lodged at the Office of State Revenue?
- what documents still incur nominal duty?
- the duty on transfer of business assets
- the duty on changes of partnership interests
- the duty on changes of unit holdings in unit trusts
- the new land rich provisions
- transfers of property in and out of superannuation funds
- tips and traps to look out for.
Shaun is an Executive Director of Ernst and Young within the Western Region’s specialist Stamp Duty team. Bringing more than 25 years experience to his role, Shaun’s expertise stretches across complex transactions such as land rich transactions, business restructuring, corporate reconstruction exemptions and large property acquisitions. Known for his depth of knowledge of stamp duty legislation and application across the different Australian jurisdictions, Shaun is a trusted advisor to both small businesses and multinationals. Shaun has advised on many large-scale stamp duty projects.
Current at 19 March 2009 Current at 30 April 2009
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Edward is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia, and prior to joining Ernst & Young, Edward worked in the taxation group at Mallesons Stephen Jaques as a solicitor. At Ernst and Young, Edward provides advice in corporate taxation and stamp duty, including advice on business and corporate restructures. Edward has also been involved in providing taxation and stamp duty advice on large mining transactions, including the acquisition of interests in mining entities or their assets.
Current at 12 February 2009 Current at 30 April 2009
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