Socials

Socials

NSW significantly expands stamp duty regime

Broad ranging stamp duty amendments currently being considered in NSW include extending duty to change of beneficial ownership transactions, expanding anti-avoidance provisions, increasing penalties for SGEs and introducing promoter penalties. On 23 March 2022, the State Revenue and Fines Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous) Bill 2022 (NSW) was introduced into the New South Wales Legislative Assembly. The […]

Trust distributions – the game has changed

On 23 February 2022 the Commissioner released three draft administrative pronouncements and one Taxpayer Alert which could significantly impact on trust distributions and how they are taxed.   The contents of these pronouncements are both voluminous and complex and are still being digested, but essentially relate to the Commissioner’s views on the operation of two integrity […]