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4th Property and Construction Intensive

Published on 22 Mar 2018 | Took place at Brisbane Marriott Hotel, Brisbane, QLD

This event considered the global and regional macro and micro economic conditions and their impact on Queensland and provided an insight into the future global trends and their likely affect on the property and construction industry.

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Individual sessions

All things inbound foreign investment – Part B

Author(s):  Duncan Bedford,  Catherine Nufer-Barr

This paper covers:

  • foreign duty surcharge
  • land tax
  • federal absentee surcharge.


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Valuations for tax purposes – Getting it right the first time

Author(s):  Michael CHURCHILL

This paper covers:

  • market value for tax purposes – what is it and how is it calculated?
  • the Commissioner’s valuation guidelines
  • real property and plant and equipment valuations
  • obtaining business valuations.
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When property and superannuation intersect – Recognising opportunity, avoiding pitfalls

Author(s):  Neal DALLAS

This paper covers:

  • whether joint ventures with superannuation funds are still viable
  • alternatives to LRBA
  • NALI rules with direct and indirect interests in property
  • the most overlooked issues when superannuation funds invest in property.
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Tax and housing affordability 2017/18 federal budget measures

Author(s):  Sian Sinclair,  Morag Ingham

This paper covers:

  • summary of housing affordability measures – Budget 2017/18
  • limiting residential investor deductions
  • encouraging housing supply.


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GST – Real issues and real opportunities

Author(s):  Andre SPNOVIC

This paper covers:

  • exposure draft legislation
  • Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No 1) Bill 2018.


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Practical approach to capital allowances and tax depreciation

Author(s):  Nicola Woodward

This paper covers:

  • tax depreciation
  • depreciating assets
  • capital works.
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All things inbound foreign investment – Part A - FIRB

Author(s):  Duncan Bedford

This presentation covers:

  • the fundamentals (briefly)
  • different ‘interests in land’
  • when do you need FIRB approval
  • the approval process
  • tips, traps and practical experiences.
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Capital vs revenue and other associated issues

Author(s):  Peter KOIT,  Dean Karlovic

This presentation covers:

  • recap of the key legal principles
  • what are the things to look for in practice?
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The beginning of the end for the phoenix?

Author(s):  Chris Leech,  Richard Hughes

This presentation covers:

  • behavioural continuum
  • a brief history of relevant reviews and reforms
  • case studies of illegal phoenix activity
  • how to protect yourself/your client’s business against illegal phoenix activity.
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The paradigm shift in property finance

Author(s):  Peter Winterflood

This presentation covers the paradigm shift in property finance.


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