Stamp duty – the re-write continues in Western Australia

Georgia Galiotos, Jonathan Teoh

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After 87 years of outdated stamp duty legislation in Western Australia under the Stamp Act 1921 (WA), effective 1 July 2008, a new duties regime commenced. The Duties Act 2008 (WA), now written in “plain English”, incorporates major policy changes and is re-written to align itself with the conceptual basis of the duties legislation operating in most other Australian jurisdictions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-117
Number of pages3
JournalTaxation in Australia
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2008

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