Published on 29 Aug 12
by QUEENSLAND DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This paper covers a number of issues which arise on a daily basis in practice, including:
- landholder duty – dealings with shares and unit trusts
- dutiable transactions involving changes to discretionary trusts (e.g. change of trustee; change of beneficiary/classes)
- land tax – tips, traps and structures to avoid
- stamp duty exemptions, including the corporate reconstruction exemption.
Duncan Bedford ATI
Duncan has a background in general commercial law and brings a practical approach to the advice he provides clients across a range of industries. He is an expert in business and transaction structuring and taxation, particularly stamp duty. Duncan's experience includes designing and implementing effective structures for transactions and asset ownership to obtain advantageous tax and stamp duty outcomes, and advising on stamp duty exemptions, assessments, private rulings and objections. He also advises on corporate reconstructions, demergers, holding company interpositions and rollovers and general commercial matters, offering cost effective solutions to taxation and revenue issues. Current at 12 April 2016
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