Published on 31 Jul 13
by VICTORIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
The implications of state taxes on property development should not be under estimated. There is little doubt that the new landholder model (which replaced the land rich provisions) is the recent “big ticket” development. Its effects are likely to be significant and far reaching. However, a number of other state tax developments are not well known and continue to simmer away - including the expansion of the “beneficial interest” provisions in the Duties Act and long term leases. This paper covers these developments and others in looking at what is making news with state taxation in Victoria.
Simon has been a barrister at the Victorian Bar since May 2003. Most of Simon’s experience at the Bar pertains to tax
matters (state and federal) and matters related to taxation: superannuation, insolvency and bankruptcy and professional indemnity
claims (commonly involving tax advice). He also has sound experience in commercial litigation matters in the state courts. Simon
was included as a “Leading Tax Barrister” in Doyles Guide in 2017 and 2018. He acts for taxpayers and for the Australian Taxation
Office, led and unled, in disputes ranging from small individual matters to large corporate tax disputes. Simon also has a busy
advisory practice. He has published several articles in the Law Institute Journal and Taxation in Australia, and is the author of the tax
chapter of de Groot’s Wills, Probate and Administration Practice (Victoria) . Simon is heavily involved with the Tax Institute and is
chair of its State Taxes Committee.
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07 August 2019