Commercial & Business Law

E&A services during COVID-19: It's business as usual (almost) with all our legal services being delivered under coronavirus guidelines. Read more here

When your business is your livelihood, you need to know that the structure is sound, and your interests are protected. At E&A, we have a team of lawyers who provide commercial law services to businesses on Sydney’s northern beaches and surrounds.

Commercial law advice, also referred to as corporate law, is critical if you run any business or you are looking to create a new business.

There has been substantial growth in small to medium enterprises in recent years as large corporations outsource more and more of their non-core work and as small businesses mature and grow.

In fact, small business law is something we specialise in and, with the rapid growth of businesses in our region together with our history and knowledge of the area, we are well placed to service these new enterprises.

We have wide experience in all aspects of the operation of small to medium enterprises.

Blogs - Commercial & Business Law

How is land tax treated on property held in a trust?

Land tax liability when property is held in a trust

If property is held in a trust, then depending on the type of trust, there are different rules and requirements in respect of how land tax is treated.
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Who pays land tax in NSW?

Who pays land tax and how is it calculated?

Many people have received correspondence from Revenue NSW with an invoice for multiples years of land tax because they did not know they were liable for land tax and had not registered. Find out if you have to pay and how much you might have to pay.
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NSW commercial lease regulations during COVID-19

NSW regulations for commercial leases during COVID-19. Landlord and tenant obligations and rights.

We previously wrote about commercial leases and the Federal Government Code of Conduct, back in April 2020. Since that time, the NSW State Government has passed its legislation which supports the code for NSW lease transactions.
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Is stamp duty getting abolished in NSW?

Is land tax to replace stamp duty in NSW?

It is very interesting to hear that the New South Wales State government is considering the abolition of stamp duty. What might this look like and will it actually happen?
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