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19 Jan 2017  |  Riposte  |  GST  |  Real Estate

The meaning of 'GST' in property transactions

The McEwans case held that 'GST' can have different meanings in a contract. As a result of imprecise language, both parties to a sale of land subject to the margin scheme were left worse off.

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18 Jan 2017  |  Riposte  |  International

Penalties to increase for 'Significant Global Entities'

Global entities with worldwide income in excess of A$1b will be subject to significantly increased penalties under recently released exposure draft legislation.

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12 Jan 2017  |  Riposte  |  Real Estate

NSW land tax surcharge for foreign persons

Commencing from the 2017 land tax year, foreign persons will be liable to pay an additional land tax surcharge of 0.75% on residential land owned in NSW.

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News & Events

16 Jan 2017  |  News & Announcements  |  Real Estate

Welcome John Avery

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to welcome John Avery to the firm as a Consultant with specialist expertise in land tax.

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20 Dec 2016  |  News & Announcements

New recruits to the Sydney office

2016 has seen the addition of nine exceptional tax professionals to the Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills Sydney office. Find out more about our latest recruits.

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20 Dec 2016  |  Events

Kick Start 2017

To ring in the new year, in February 2017 we will be hosting our annual 'Kick-Start' seminars in each of our offices as well as Brisbane. Contact us to find out more.

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