Seminars and webinars

Webinars

We offer recordings of our webinars if you can't attend the live session or you'd like to revisit any of the topics covered.

State revenue update

State revenue update 2019

23 July 2019

Covers recent changes and common mistakes relating to land tax, duties, surcharges, first home benefits, payroll tax and the small business grant.

State revenue update 2018

31 July 2018

Covers recent changes and common mistakes relating to land tax, duties, surcharges, first home benefits, payroll tax and the small business grant.

Land tax

Joint ownership and secondary deductions

8 April 2020

We will explain how land tax is calculated for joint ownership and secondary deduction liability.

Land tax overview

24 February 2020

We'll explain how land tax is calculated, the current rates and thresholds, and we'll talk a little about trusts and briefly go over the more common land tax exemptions and surcharge land tax. We'll also show you some of our online services.

Primary production land and other exemptions

26 February 2020

We'll explain the primary production land exemption, as well as other exemptions available from land tax, such as those for boarding houses, retirement villages, childcare centres and charities.

Principal place of residence exemption

2 March 2020

We'll explain the principal place of residence exemption and who can claim it, and provide an explanation of the various concessions available to land owners. Situations include building a home, absences from your residence, using your residence for business purposes, deceased estates and much more.

Trusts

4 March 2020

We'll explain the difference between fixed trusts and special trusts and how land tax applies to each. We'll talk about different categories of trusts, including unit trusts, family trusts and trusts created by wills, and explain what you can do if you're unsure how land tax applies to your particular trust.

Duties

Small Business exemptions for Insurance Duty

15 April 2019

View this webinar to learn more about Small Business exemptions for Insurance Duty.

Landholder duty: Part 2

24 May 2018

In this webinar, we will discuss relevant acquisitions, the meaning of significant interest, how an interest may be acquired, and exemptions. We will also discuss the acquisition statements, the charging provisions.

Landholder duty: Part 1

17 May 2018

In this webinar, we will discuss the meaning of landholder, threshold value, land holdings and constructive ownership.

Deceased estates

30 April 2018

This webinar will address the requirements for a transfer of dutiable property to be stamped with concessional duty under the deceased estate provisions of the Act. It will also highlight circumstances where ad valorem duty will be payable.

Payroll tax

2020 Payroll tax annual reconciliation

Coming soon

Our 2020 payroll tax annual reconciliation webinar will be available on 25 August 2020. Please note that the due date for lodgement and payment of the 2020 annual reconciliation has been extended to 30 October 2020.

The contractor provisions

6 March 2020

This webinar discusses the payroll tax contractor provisions, including the concept of determining if a worker is a contractor or an employee. We also discuss the three specific and six general exemptions for contractors, and what to declare if a contractor is liable for payroll tax purposes.

The grouping provisions

5 March 2020

This webinar discusses the payroll tax grouping provisions, including the rationale behind their introduction. We also cover the four ways a payroll tax group can be formed and discuss the Chief Commissioner's discretion to exclude a member from a group.

Liable wages allowances and rebates

24 February 2020

This webinar provides you with an overview of liable wages, allowances and rebates.

Overview of payroll tax

20 February 2020

This webinar explores the fundamental concepts of payroll tax, including how it is calculated, the threshold deduction, what are liable wages and the various exemptions available.

2019 Payroll tax annual reconciliation

25 June 2019

This webinar provides a guided demonstration of the 2019 Annual Reconciliation and an overview of NSW payroll tax liability, exemptions and rebates. We also provide an update regarding the changes a result of the NSW State Budget.

Point of consumption tax

Point of consumption tax overview

20 December 2018

This webcast provides an overview of the NSW Point of Consumption Tax, effective from 1 January 2019. During this session we will discuss what bets are taxable, who is liable for the tax, and how the tax is calculated, and when to register and make returns.

Grants and benefits

First home benefits

5 March 2020

This webinar explains what you need to know about first home benefits schemes.

Small business grant

24 August 2018

This webinar explains how the Small Business Grant works and when an employer is eligible for the grant. The Small Business Grant is designed to provide businesses with an incentive to employ and increase their Full Time Equivalent numbers in NSW. Small businesses who are not liable for Payroll Tax can receive up to $2,000 for every new employee from 1 July 2015.