Published on 03 Jun 21
by VICTORIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This paper covers:
- The vacant land measures which deny deductions for holding costs
- The impact of these changes on property developers
- The amendments which deny the CGT main residence exemption to foreign residents
- Strategies to mitigate the effect of these changes, including understanding the available exemptions.
Neil is a Principal Lawyer in Sladen Legal’s Tax group. Neil practises in all areas of direct and indirect tax, with a particular focus on the taxation of trusts, corporate tax, M&A and Div 7A. Neil has also advised extensively on cross-border taxation issues. Using his technical tax knowledge, Neil works with clients to obtain commercial and practical outcomes and Neil has particular experience in dealing with the ATO on complex tax issues in a dispute resolution context. Neil is a keen and active member of the tax community. As well as presenting on tax topics at various sessions, he has authored and co-authored several published articles, papers and bulletins. Neil is an Accredited Specialist in Taxation Law and Chair of the Tax & Revenue Law Committee with the Law Institute of Victoria, a member of the Tax Committee of the Law Council of Australia, and a Chartered Tax Adviser and member of the SME, Dispute Resolution and GST Technical Committees with The Tax Institute.
- Current at
25 August 2021
Robyn is the Senior Advocate at The Tax Institute. She has nearly three decades in the profession, including a public practice background which preceded her various training roles over 23 years. Robyn continues to be a regular conference and webinar presenter, and is an avid advocate, social media commentator, columnist, blogger and podcaster. She is also regularly quoted in the media. Robyn is a Fellow of both CA ANZ and CPA Australia, and a Registered Tax Agent. She regularly consults with The Treasury, ATO and professional bodies including as a member of the ATO’s Tax Practitioner Stewardship Group. Robyn was recognised in the Women In Finance Awards 2019 as the Winner of Thought Leader of the Year and was named in the global Top 50 Women in Accounting 2019. She was also recognised in the Australian Accounting Awards 2020 as the Winner of both Thought Leader of the Year and the Accountants Daily Excellence Award.
- Current at
14 September 2020