Published on 09 Mar 05
by WESTERN AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This paper focusses on:
- recent stamp duty amendments which impact on business acquisitions
- focus on the new business assets provision
- traps to look out for when advising on business acquisitions
- practical case studies
- land rich duty.
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.
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12 February 2009
Celia is a Principal at Ernst & Young in its taxation division. She was admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor in 1984 and has practised extensively in tax and stamp duty since that time, both in law firms and at the bar. She lectures in the postgraduate course in stamp duty at UWA. Celia is vice president of the Law Society and a member of the Takeovers Panel.
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08 June 2007