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Property funds | Tax & Accounting technical training

In the lead up to financial year-end, our property fund experts offered an online tax and accounting training session specifically for property funds. The training session provided the opportunity to maintain and develop expertise in managing the compliance for property funds, and assist with processes when working with an accounting firm such as ours. The […]

Broader university exemption for Windfall Gains Tax, VIC

Further to legislation passed in November 2021, current proposed amendments to Victoria’s Windfall Gains Tax expands exemption for universities. Introduction of Bill includes a further exemption State Taxation and Treasury Legislation Amendment Bill 2022 (part 8) provides an exemption from the Windfall Gains Tax for land owned by a university in certain circumstances.  Background The […]

Compliance services

Compliance with and lodgment of statutory documents has never been more complex, from individual tax returns through to businesses small and large. Compliance obligations apply from a wide range of bodies at various times in the year, including: Australia Taxation Office income tax returns Fringe Benefits Tax returns Goods and Services tax returns superannuation payments […]

Professional services

The professional services sector has experienced dramatic changes to its competitive landscape in recent times. Through increased merger activity with international players this increasingly competitive environment has made it more challenging than ever for professional services firms to achieve growth and realise financial success. Innovative business structures, a clear vision about the future and plans […]

Not-for-profit

The SW team have a long history of professional and personal commitment to the NFP sector, from local clubs to national charitable organisations, we have the expertise to manage the challenges and the opportunities each NFP organisation faces. From attracting supporters and raising funds through to maintaining accountability and transparency, governance and risk management – […]

Victorian Universities – Windfall gains tax & changes to charity land tax exemption

Changes to charity land tax exemption to increase University land tax bills. The recently released Windfall Gains Tax and State Taxation and Other Acts Further Amendment Bill 2021 has introduced Victoria’s new Windfall Gains Tax and included changes to the charity exemption for land tax. This should be considered closely by Universities that hold land […]

Windfall gains tax

After being deferred 12 months from the original Victorian Budget announcement, the windfall gains tax (WGT) will come into effect on 1 July 2023. This applies to uplifts in land value resulting from amendments to planning schemes that take effect on or after 1 July 2023 and is payable by the owner of the land […]

Victorian Build to Rent Concessions introduced

The Victorian Government has introduced Build to Rent Concessions in the form of a 50% reduction in land tax and an exemption from the land tax Absentee Owner Surcharge. Build to Rent (BTR) projects which will in turn ensure Victorians have access to more rental homes and a greater range of housing options. BTR Benefits […]