Related Party LRBAs and PCG 2016/5: A review and recommendations for Trustees for Smooth Sailing

The release of PCG 2016/5 comes as no surprise, which follows on the back of the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) publications ATO ID 2015/27 and ATO ID 2015/28, which set the tone for related party Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangements (LRBAs).  The ATO’s 2015...

Aggregated transfers in Queensland

Transfer duty in Queensland is imposed by the Office of State Revenue on all dutiable transactions, pursuant to the Duties Act 2001. When transactions are related, the transfer duty payable on the transactions must be aggregated; meaning that, rather than assessing...

What’s in a name?

When entering into a Contract in Queensland, it is critical the Buyer’s and Seller’s names are complete, and correctly spelt.  Any omissions or errors can cause significant headaches and incur significant cost further on in the conveyancing process. The Seller is the...