Recorded Webinar: Stamp Duty on Business Acquisitions: State Rules and Cross Border Issues

Wednesday 15th March 2017

Duration:  approx. 2 hours

About the webinar

Stamp duty on the transfer of business assets applies in some states. This session brings you a state by state review on current stamp duty implications on the transfer of business:

  • Managing stamp duty exposure – structuring the deal
  • Types of business transfer and the duty consequences
  • Which states apply duty on business transfer? – Recent NSW changes update
  • Duty on plant and equipment – what applies and where
  • Goodwill and IP duty – what applies and where
  • Valuations for stamp duty purposes – what can be done to minimise exposure?
  • What goods don’t attract duty?
  • Understanding the apportionment rules for cross border businesses
  • Case study – Applying the apportionment rules for a prospective purchaser

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.

Andrew Rider, Barrister, Level 22 Chambers, Sydney

Andrew Rider is a leading Australian tax barrister specialising in land tax, payroll tax and stamp duty litigation.

Andrew also advises on Australia-wide stamp duties, land tax and payroll tax.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Andrew was a solicitor and Associate to Justice Michael Kirby.

Andrew lectures in taxation law at the University of Sydney Law School and has lectured at the University of Technology, Sydney. 

Andrew edits the leading stamp duty publication “Australian Stamp Duties Law” and authors the national stamp duty section of the leading online service “Practical Guidance - Property Law”. 

Andrew is a Chartered Tax Adviser and examiner with The Tax Institute and member of The Tax Institute/Office of State Revenue Liaison Committee.

Andrew is recognised in Doyle’s Guide as a leading Australian tax barrister.

Product Code: WBMMAR17
 Price:  $253.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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