January 16, 2018

Often not understood by investors, the trusts laws vary by state with in Australia. This includes how land tax is assessed and applied. For example, a discretionary trust in NSW cannot access the land tax free threshold, but can in Queensland. 

We take a look at some of...

January 16, 2018

1. Who is considered to be a land owner for land tax purposes?

An owner includes a sole owner, joint owners, a company, a trustee of a trust, a beneficiary of a trust, a shareholder in a home unit company and /or any person deemed to be an owner by the land tax legislat...

January 16, 2018

From 1 July 2017 the NSW foreign investor transfer duty surcharge has increased from 4% to 8% with the surcharge still being payable upfront. Similarly, the NSW foreign investor land tax surcharge of 0.75% has increased to 2% per annum for the 2018 tax year. 

However, A...

January 16, 2018

Although the Non Tax Resident  (NTR) surcharge has been in place for little over a year now, we still get asked the question "How does this relate to me ?". So worthy of a blog i think !

The essence of the tax is that Foreign persons who own residential land in NSW must...

January 16, 2018

Land tax is applicable to all states in Australia with the exception of the Northern Territory. A complicated area and one that has rules differing between states. For this reason this article just addresses NSW. 

What is land tax?

Information on NSW Land Tax availa...

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