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Download the August 2019 eNewsletter:

eNews August 2019
  • Payroll tax exemption for trainee wages removed
  • Payroll tax annual reconciliation
  • Understanding the land tax subdivider concession 

 

  • Benefits of using Land Tax Online Services
  • Customer Education sessions  September to November 2019
  • Website redevelopment

 

Previous eNewsletters

 

June 2019

  • New function to help with payroll tax annual reconciliation
  • Legislation amendments receive Royal Assent
  • Transfer duty end of financial year deadlines

 

    • Website redevelopment
    • Energy Concession Extension Scheme

 

April 2019

  • Farming and rural transactions
  • Managing land tax
  • FHOG application status

 

    • Annual payroll tax reconciliation

 

February 2019

  • Foreign Buyers Duty
  • Betting Tax
  • Rogue labour hire companies
  • Payroll Tax Australia
    • Contacting the OSR about land

December 2018

  • Foreign Buyers Duty
  • Case summary - Placer Dome
  • Reasonable rate for motor vehicle allowance 
  • Land Tax Online Services Portal
    • Land Tax Exemptions for private residential property

October 2018

  • Paid parental leave schemes and payroll tax
  • Check your FHOG application status
  • Land Tax Online Services Portal
  • Land Tax assessment notices
    • Land tax objections
    • Can't pay your land tax on time?

August 2018

  • Payroll tax annual reconciliation
  • Updated payroll tax fact sheets and calculator
  • Foreign buyers duty
  • Customer education sessions
    Land Tax
    • Check your assessment notice
    • Subdivider concession
    • Enquiry fee increase

June 2018

  • Transfer duty - EOFY deadlines
  • Land tax win for farmers
  • FHOG eligibility
  • FHOG application form updated
  • Payroll tax exemption for wages paid to trainees
  • Payroll tax rate change
  • payroll tax annual reconciliation

April 2018

  • Payroll tax exemption for wages paid to trainees
  • Payroll tax instalment plans
  • Payroll tax online accounts
  • Payroll tax contractors
  • Land tax information sheet
  • Feature videos

February 2018

  • Payroll Tax
    • Recordkeeping obligations
    • Contractors' liability
  • Land Tax
    • Payment
    • Feature videos
  • Legislation updates
  • First home owner grant facts

December 2017

  • Christmas closedown
  • Payroll tax changes
  • Transfer duty valuations
  • Land tax notices
  • About the FHOG
  • Customer Education 2018

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?
 

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