Examples of areas in which we provide specialist advice on GST and indirect taxes are outlined below.

  • Application of the GST margin scheme to residential property developments
  • GST implications for small scale and one off property developments, including whether GST is payable on sales
  • GST issues arising in connection with restructuring of partnerships, trusts and joint ventures
  • GST on imported goods
  • Advice and private rulings on whether the sales of business assets qualify as the supply of a going concern (and the risks associated with getting it wrong)
  • The characterisation for GST purposes of residential premises, commercial premises and commercial residential premises
  • GST implications of payments under settlement deeds
  • Advice on other Commonwealth indirect taxes, including fringe benefits tax as well as customs and excise duties

Our team also regularly assists with GST audits and preparing GST private ruling applications to reduce the GST risks in transactions and supply chains.