Author Archives for Damien McDonnell

e-Settlement may roll over-What is the latest time slot for e-settlement

8/17/2020
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‘Looks like Settlement may roll’. What is the latest time slot my e-settlement can happen? This can happen if ALL participants have not completed all their tasks and signed off to make ready by the booked start time, it automatically gets post-poned every 30 minutes (½ hour) till about 14.00hrs (WST) during Daylight saving -also on Eastern state public-holidays or 15.00hrs (WST) which is 17.00hrs E(D)ST as that is when most of the staff at the Reserve Bank of Australia...


8/11/2020
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Subdivider concession application REMINDER RevenueWA wishes to remind all landowners that applications for the subdivider concession close    31 August 2020. Early lodgment of the application form will ensure we can consider the concession when issuing assessments. Important The subdivider concession is a one-year concession from land tax. For the 2020–21 tax year, the concession applies to qualifying residential lots that were subdivided between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020. Owners of these lots can pay land tax (and metropolitan...


Home Building Grant Schemes

8/5/2020
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General Update The contract date and commencement time frames are for the construction part of the schemes. The purchaser must have entered into the off-the-plan sales contract between 4 June 2020 and 31 December 2020. Commonwealth Building must commence after 4 June 2020 and within 3 months after the building contract date (extensions of 3 months will be considered where the reasons for the delay are outside the control of the parties to the contract). State


New type of Title, what is a Leasehold scheme, Title, and Reversionary interest

5/27/2020
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The introduction of the new Strata Title Act Amendment has led to the creation of Leasehold Schemes and Titles in WA. A leasehold scheme includes a subdivided underlying title with a reversionary interest and leasehold strata titles. A Leasehold Title is a portion of the subdivided land that acts the same as a freehold parcel for the duration of the leasehold scheme (20-99 years). Reversionary interest relates to the right of the owner of the underlying title. It allows them...