Recorded Webinar: The Foreign Purchaser – Stamp Duty, Land Duty Surcharges and Other Fundamentals

Wednesday 7th June 2017

Duration:  approx. 2 hours 

About the webinar 

There has been a raft of changes affecting foreign purchasers of land. This session looks at landholder duty issues, stamp duty and land charges nationally, since the changes commenced.  It includes:

  • Foreign residents, CGT and clearance certificates – is it as easy as 1,2,3? Understanding the rules and regulations
  • The FIRB regime – what are we seeing 1 year on?
    • applying for exemptions
    • FIRB enforcement powers – have they been used and what was the outcome?
  • Withholding tax on sales by non-residents
  • Understanding the stamp duty and land tax surcharges
  • What structuring changes need to be considered? Advising the foreign investor
  • Drafting special conditions – do you need to amend and what are the suggested changes?

Who should attend

This webinar is suitable for lawyers and accountants advising on stamp duty – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

Craig Gibson, Senior Associate, Gadens, Melbourne

Craig is a member of the firm’s corporate advisory and tax group, with specific technical experience and expertise in charitable and not-for-profit law. Craig advises a range of charitable and not-for-profit organisations on structuring matters, compliance and regulation, statutory interpretation, government contracts, as well as state and federal taxation.

Craig also has a strong structuring and taxation experience with commercial and property clients which enables him to provide innovative solutions to charities that are faced with arrangements with corporate partners particularly in relation to property use and development, or otherwise commercial arrangements where Craig is able to offer solutions that will be compliant with the extensive regulation requirements for charities and not-for-profit organisations.

Product Code: WBDJUN17
 Price:  $253.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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