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    The Office of State Revenue’s eNewsletter contains information about legislative changes, publications and customer education activities.

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    Download the December 2017 eNewsletter:

    eNews Dec 2017
    • Christmas Closedown
    • Payroll Tax Changes
    • Transfer Duty Valuation Requirements
    • Land Tax Notices
    • About the First Home Owner Grant
    • Customer Education 2018

    Previous eNewsletters

    October 2017

    • State Budget update
    • New opening hours
    • Revenue Online hints and tips
    • Online Duties Lodgments
    • Land tax assessment notices
    • Payroll tax leave exemptions

    August 2017

    • Payroll tax annual reconciliation notices
    • Relocation of reception and front counter
    • Land tax:
      • enquiry fee
      • notice of assessment
    • Land tax:
      • check your details
      • subdivider concession

    June 2017

    • Payroll tax annual reconciliation reminder
    • Payroll tax - fringe benefits calculation rate change
    • Change to first home owner boost
    • Aggregation of dutiable transactions
    • Paying transfer duty using Revenue Online (Online Duties)
    • Land tax notice of assessment

    April 2017

    • Introducing OSR Duties Lodgments
    • First home owner grant boost
    • Need help with payroll tax or duties?
    • Take advantage of our free sessions
    • Prepare for payroll tax annual reconciliation
    • Video of the month

    December 2016

    • Christmas closedown
    • December payroll tax return due date extended
    • Claiming the indigenous wages rebate
    • Need an urgent assessment?
    • Free! Expand your knowledge
    • State Revenue's YouTube channel

    October 2016

    • Estimated deductible amount adjustment for certain payroll tax clients
    • Payroll tax audits: your rights and obligations
    • December payroll tax returns due date extended
    • Free customer education resources
    • A chance to have your say
    • An easier way to lodge dutiable transactions
    • Transfer duty relief for first home buyers

    August 2016

    • Payroll tax:
      • motor vehicle and accommodation allowance rates
      • annual reconciliation
      • defined benefit superannuation schemes
    • Duties:
      • Revenue Online (Online Duties)
      • Changes to duty assessment channels
    • Certificate of Land Tax Charges
    • Electronic Valuation Request
    • Checking the progress of a FHOG and/or FHOR of duty application
    • Who is considered a FHOG applicant

    June 2016

    • Payroll tax:
      • threshold increased
      • annual reconciliation
      • employment agency arrangements – chain of on-hire
      • salary sacrificed superannuation
    • Duties:
      • no double duty
      • substituted transferees
      • subdivider concessions
    • Shared equity transactions and Online Duties
    • Pensioners and Seniors Rebate Scheme reminder
    • OSR website and videos

    April 2016

    • Payroll tax:
      • threshold increasing
      • fringe benefits
      • audits - what to expect
      • notifying us of changes
    • Land tax:
      • buying or selling a property
      • payment options changing
      • moving residences
    • First home owner grant:
      • existing leases
      • substantially renovated homes
    • Urgent Assessment or decision requests
    • Online Duties expanding
    • Dutiable transactions and superannuation funds

    February 2016

    • Relationships and the first home owner grant
    • Break-up of a marriage or de facto relationship and dutiable transactions
    • Transfer of dutiable property under agency relationships
    • Changes to your details and your land tax assessment
    • Parental leave exemption from payroll tax
    • Directors’ fees and superannuation

    December 2015

    • December payroll tax lodgment extended
    • Avoid common payroll tax errors
    • Payroll tax harmonisation
    • Commissioner’s appointment
    • Land tax exemption on residential property
    • Improved access to online land tax information
    • Get your duties assessed faster
    • Vehicle licence duty
    • What are compliance targeting?

    October 2015

    • Legislative changes
    • Advice on proposed transactions
    • ROL enhancements (Online Duties)
    • Directors’ wages liable to payroll tax
    • Primary residence exempt from land tax
    • OSR 2015 customer perception survey
    • Aggregating for duty purposes
    • Calculating payroll tax made easy
    • FHOG report

    August 2015

    • Payroll tax diminishing threshold
    • How to calculate your payroll tax payable
    • Related party transactions in ROL (Online Duties)
    • Land tax intent to be retained
    • Land tax exemptions for private residential property
    • Conveyancing of property made easy

    June 2015

    • 2015-16 Revenue Budget measures
    • Payroll tax annual reconciliation
    • Duties urgent assessments and decisions guide
    • Payroll tax diminishing thresholds
    • New lodgment fees for certificate of land tax charges
    • New publication
    • Introducing e-Conveyancing
    • Primary production exemptions
    • 15th Annual States Taxation Conference

    April 2015

    • Land tax update
    • Comprehensive FHOG customer guide published
    • Charitable exemptions amended in the TLAA (No. 2) 2015
    • New publications
    • Payroll tax: fringe benefit calculation rate change
    • Understanding audits and investigations

    February 2015

    • Mid-year budget review
    • National e-conveyancing platform set for release
    • Help with Revenue Online (Online Duties)
    • Videos: the new medium in customer education
    • Pensioners and seniors rebate scheme
    • Need help calculating your transfer duty?

    December 2014

    • Overnight accommodation allowance
    • Industry redundancy or long service leave fund contributions
    • December payroll tax lodgment extended
    • FHOG applicant eligibility criteria
    • Help with Revenue Online (Online Duties)
    • Land tax assessments

    October 2014

    • Transfers of WA business assets
    • Claiming motor vehicle allowance exemptions
    • Duties urgent assessment requests

    August 2014

    • Changes impacting first home buyers, land tax and payroll tax
    • OSR 2014 Customer Service Charter review
    • Amendments to charitable exemptions
    • Changes to proof of identity requirements for FHOG
    • Indigenous wages rebate
    • Payroll tax overview webinar

    June 2014

    • 2014-15 WA State Budget announced
    • Avoid these common payroll tax errors
    • Reduction in consideration

    April 2014

    • Proportional payroll tax threshold
    • Useful publications for first home buyers
    • Payroll tax inter-jurisdictional webinars

    March 2014

    • Using the Online Insurance system
    • New Duties Information Requirements
    • Painting the full picture