Published on 04 Mar 05
by NORTHERN TERRITORY DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
Topics covered in this presentation include:
introduction to stamp duty - when it applies, how it is calculated
land rich companies - the threshold, the consequences
assignment of land contracts - stamp duty consequences, 'and/or nominee', purchaser to be incorporated
aggregation of contracts - when does it apply? What is the effect? How to avoid aggregation
duty on leases - how it applies, exemptions.
Richard is a Territory lawyer with 23 years of experience in commercial legal practice. He is a
partner at Halfpennys Lawyers and acts for property developers and investors. He is also a
member of the Northern Territory Law Society. Current at 24 December 2004
The Tax Institute is a Recognised Tax Agent Association (RTAA) under the Tax Agent Services Regulations 2009.
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