Property Subdivision: The ATO Need-To-Knows

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Property Subdivision:
The tax need-to-knows to ensure a profitable project.

You've got a big block with big plans to subdivide in order to make big bucks. But do you know the ins-and-outs of property development from a TAX perspective? Before you jump in and commit to anything, it is important to understand the tax liabilities that might arise from your projects that will affect your overall profitability.


  • Why the revenue / capital distinction matters so much
  • The practical factors that need to be taken into account to reduce the risk of ATO challenge
  • The unexpected outcomes that can arise from partitioning arrangements
  • What is considered when we calculate the capital gain or loss from the project or the profit when it is taxed on revenue account
  • When the main residence exemption can and cannot be applied
  • How to determine whether GST will apply to the project and the concessions that might be available
  • How the new GST withholding and notification provisions can impact on both parties

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