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 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

Land tax overview

8 May 2018

This is the first webinar of our land tax series and gives an overview of how land tax operates in NSW. We will explain how land tax is calculated, the current rates and thresholds, we will talk a little about trusts and briefly go over the more common land tax exemptions and surcharge land tax. We will also show you some of our online services.

Principal place of residence exemption

11 May 2018

Part 2 of our land tax webinar series focuses on the exemption for principal place of residence. We will explain who can claim this exemption and we provide a more detailed 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

22 May 2018

Part 3 of our land tax series focuses on land held in trust. We explain the difference between fixed trusts and special trusts and how land tax applies to each. We will talk about different categories of trusts, including unit trusts, family trusts and trusts created by wills and explain what you can do if you are unsure how land tax applies to your particular trust.

Primary production land and other exemptions

29 May 2018

Our fourth part in our land tax series looks at the primary production land exemption as well as other exemptions available from land tax, such as those for boarding houses, retirement villages, child care centres and charities.

Surcharge land tax and duties

20 March 2018

This webinar focuses on the surcharge purchaser duty and surcharge land tax for Foreign Persons. We will focus on the definitions of "foreign persons" and "residential land", as well as assessments and disclosure requirements.

Joint ownership and secondary deductions

10 May 2018

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

Duties

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.

Landholder duty: Part 1

17 May 2018

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

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.

Small Business exemptions for Insurance Duty

15 April 2019

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

Payroll tax

Payroll tax basics: when does it apply?

15 November 2017

This webinar is intended for those businesses whose wages may be approaching or just about to exceed the NSW payroll tax tax-free threshold. It provides a basic overview of how it's calculated and what wage types are liable. Information about grants and rebates are also be discussed.

Questions and answers: Common mistakes

22 November 2017

This webinar is designed for tax payers or their representatives and looks at the common mistakes business make with Payroll Tax. When registering for this webinar you will be asked to provide a question which highlight issues you may have around fringe benefits, contractors, business groupings, directors payments and much more...

2018 Payroll tax annual reconciliation

29 June 2018

This webinar provides a guided demonstration of the 2018 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.

Admin processes and systems

31 August 2018

This webinar demonstrates features of our online services, including the monthly calculator for you to familiarise yourself.

Introduction and the basics

07 September 2018

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.

Allowances and fringe benefits

14 September 2018

This webinar explains taxable allowances and the exemptions available for the accommodation and motor vehicle allowance. We also discuss how to declare the value of fringe benefits for payroll tax purposes.

The contractor provisions

22 September 2017

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

13 April 2018

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.

Jobs Action Plan rebate

20 April 2018

This webinar explains how the Jobs Action Plan rebate works and when a job is eligible for the rebate. Recent changes to the scheme will also be discussed.

The Jobs Action Plan is designed to provide businesses with an incentive to employ and expand their enterprise in NSW. This rebate provides up to $6000 per new employee for payroll tax paying employers in NSW. Join this webinar to find out more.

Lodgement and overview for new clients

06 September 2018

This webinar demonstrates how to use the online monthly calculator as well as providing a brief overview of liable wages, exemptions and rebates. This webinar is designed for newly registered payroll tax clients or those who are new to the position of calculating and remitting payroll tax.

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

23 May 2018

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.

Mineral royalties

Minerals other than coal

29 November 2018

The webinar is in relation to minerals other than coal. In this webinar we discuss how minerals identified in Schedule 6 of the Mining Regulation 2016 (NSW) are taxed.