On 20 March 2024, the Victorian Government introduced a bill which, if passed, will create new legislation which transitions from stamp duty to an annual property tax for commercial and industrial properties in Victoria.
This article explores whether simply characterising workers as a contractor is enough for a business to avoid non-compliance with tax laws that are designed to apply to employers.
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Danaher Moulton is pleased to have advised Prestige Inhome Care on its recent growth capital injection from Yorkway Private.
We acted for a long-term domestic partner of the deceased who challenged the terms of his late partner’s Will.
These six simple words, often said during key moments of a negotiation, carry significant weight.
If you are in the business of developing land, you are likely aware sub-sales (most often created by the nomination of an alternative transferee by the purchaser) carry a risk of a second set of duty becoming payable to the State Revenue Office.
Every day people make a request for a simple Will. We often hear that people don’t want to overcomplicate things and want things to be easy for their loved ones.
Danaher Moulton has advised Challenge Networks, a market leader in designing and deploying private mobile networks, on the divestment of its business to leading telecommunication group, Vocus.
What is succession planning and what is included in your business succession plan?
Estate Planning is about planning your financial future to give you the peace of mind of avoiding pitfalls.
A lot of people put off making a Will and we’ve heard plenty of reasons why. But what happens it you don’t make a Will?
So, you’re an accountant or a financial adviser and a client has come to you with documents that need to be witnessed or certified. Legally, can you do it?
We outline 5 traps and 4 opportunities for you and your clients to consider.
At Danaher Moulton we care about your Business and You. Having a Shareholders/Unitholders Agreement and a Buy/Sell Agreement is only part of your plan.
If any of the following occur you need to review your Will and Estate Planning.
Danaher Moulton has recently advised high-end bathroom and kitchen hardware retailer, Rogers Seller & Myhill, in the successful sale of its business and assets to Winning Appliances.
Danaher Moulton has recently advised on the successful completion of the recent management buyout (MBO) of CIP Constructions, a national construction company, from ESR Group.
Over the last 5 years we have built significant expertise in structuring deals, transactions and arrangements to legally limit the applicable duty that may otherwise be payable in respect to property transfers.
The new Windfall Gains Tax (WGT) was announced as part of the Victorian Budget 2021/22 and was introduced in Parliament this week through the Windfall Gains Tax and State Taxation and Other Acts Further Amendment Bill 2021.
The Victorian Government has reintroduced the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme (Scheme) in an amended format to help small to medium sized businesses with an annual turnover of less than $50 million that have experienced a fall in turnover of more than 30% during COVID-19.
The State Revenue Office has just hit a client of ours with duty on a $2.5m property for Share Transfers completed in 2017 (before the client had engaged Danaher Moulton).
From the moment you decide to complete a property development (create more than one lot on a plan of subdivision) stamp duty needs to be a serious consideration in how you structure the arrangement, even before you buy the property.
Danaher Moulton is pleased to have advised automotive technology start-up, AutoGrab, on its Series A capital.
Danaher Moulton acted for ASX-listed logistics business, Silk Logistics Holdings (ASX: SLH) on its acquisition of the Fremantle Freight & Storage Group.
Danaher Moulton has just received a $600K duty exemption for a property developer client on a very complicated syndicated property development.
Danaher Moulton advised the Victor Smorgon Group on its divestment of youth apparel retailer, General Pants Co.