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Duties Lodgment and Assessment changes

16/8/2018
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Duties document lodgment and assessment form As part of the Office of State Revenue’s strategy to increase our digital services a new duties document lodgment and assessment form will be available on our website from Monday 20 August 2018.The new form will replace the carbon copy form previously used to lodge documents with the Commissioner for a duty assessment.The new form must be completed by all lodging parties who lodge transactions for immediate assessment at the public counter, and to lodge...

Beat the rush and price increase. Lodge early!

18/6/2018
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CIB 309: End of Financial Year Document Lodgement 18 June 2018 End of Financial year is traditionally a time of high lodgement activity. On Friday 29 June 2018, Landgate will support customers and industry with the following initiatives:Settlement room availability – The settlement room inside our Perth Business Office will be available for customer use. We anticipate that this room will be in high demand on the day and we will continue to provide support and assistance.Express queue – Three express terminals...

New laws impose new levels of extra work.

7/1/2018
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With the imposition of new laws there are new & additional new levels of work involved towards the completion of your property settlement. The Australian Taxation Office and their Withholding tax implications for Foreign Resident and also the New GST on Residence, may expose both the buyer and seller to new compliance requirements and possible penalties, however if you believe these might apply to your settlement please inform your Conveyancer immediately to action and avoid penalties accruing on your side....

Industry Report – Impacts of e-Conveyancing on the conveyancing industry

6/1/2018
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Deloitte Access Economics have delivered a paper on the “Impacts of e-Conveyancing on the conveyancing industry”. Current net benefit in WA is indicated as being in the negative, but future expectations for 2020-21, where usage increases to 100%, predicts a turnaround 400 times greater than the current benefit experienced by the industry.The cost to practitioners of having to abandon an electronic workspace is also estimated at $69, however, it was estimated that a practitioner could benefit from time saving of...