Stuart Courtney

Stuart Courtney

Stuart Courtney is a Special Counsel in the Melbourne Office of King & Wood Mallesons where he specialises in GST and State Taxes. 

Stuart began his career as a legal officer in the objections branch of the Victorian State Revenue Office, where he developed his knowledge of stamp duty, pay-roll tax and land tax. Today, Stuart's stamp duty practice focuses on the Australia-wide stamp duty aspects of securitisation, project financing, asset financing, leveraged acquisitions and business acquisitions. Stuart also advises regularly on all aspects of GST, with a particular focus on financial transactions.

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The Victorian Government has announced that stamp duty will be removed from purchases under $600,000 by first home buyers.

06 March 2017

The ATO has released GSTR 2016/D1 to assist foreign suppliers of digital and other intangible products to determine when they will be liable to Australian GST on supplies...

16 January 2017

On 4 November 2016, the Government released exposure draft legislation to impose GST on the sale of imported goods with a value of less than $1,000.

09 November 2016

The New South Wales Government’s 2016-17 Budget was released today and confirms the abolition of the following taxes from 1 July 2016.

21 June 2016