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Stamp duty: minor mistakes but major problems presentation


This presentation covers:

  • what if the wrong entity is named in the agreement?
  • how do you change the trustee or transfer property from a trustee to a beneficiary without paying excessive stamp duty where you have property in a number of jurisdictions?
  • partitioning - how to get it wrong!
  • multiple lodgement and payment deadlines in different States - what if I miss one?
  • preliminary documents (eg letters of intent/heads of agreement/term sheets) - do I have to lodge them?
  • what if the parties haven’t dated the document?

Author profile:

Author Photo - Graeme Cotterill
Graeme Cotterill
Graeme is an Executive Director of Ernst & Young and leads Ernst & Young's Perth stamp duty team. Graeme has worked as a tax lawyer for over 20 years, over 10 of those as Tax Partner of a major national law firm. Graeme has been an active member of The Tax Institute for many decades and is a former WA State Chairman. He has been closely involved with the review and development of stamp duty and other state tax legislation in Western Australia on behalf of the Institute. Current at 01 January 2014 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Graeme COTTERILL.

This was presented at Seventh Annual States' Taxation Conference.

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