In South Australia stamp duty is not payable on a transfer of real property from a trustee of a trust to a person who already has a defined beneficial interest in the property. For example, a transfer of property from the trustee of a unit trust to the unit holder. But there are a couple of tricks you need to be aware of.
In South Australia it is possible to transfer a property from a family trust to a beneficiary without stamp duty. Find out how.
Is there any CGT or stamp duty when a joint tenant transfers their interest to the other joint tenant?Andrew2017-03-08T13:36:35+00:00
Is there any CGT or stamp duty when a joint tenant transfers their interest to the other joint tenant?
Yes. Duty of $500 is payable on the deed that establishes a family discretionary trust (and other forms of trusts).
No. It is no longer necessary to stamp a trust deed in South Australia.
In South Australia you can transfer a property from a company to the shareholders of the company without paying stamp duty. The exemption is found is section 71(5)(a) of the Stamp Duties Act 1923 (SA). It does not matter who the shareholders are. For example, the shareholders can be individuals, other companies and trusts. Section [...]
The short answer is that it depends on whether the trustee first falls within the class of potential beneficiaries, and then whether the trustee is specifically excluded from benefiting.
New South Wales Stamp Duty Concessions on Transfer of Property from a Member to a Self-Managed Superannuation FundAndrew2018-08-07T09:49:15+00:00
In certain circumstances you can now transfer NSW real property to your super fund with only nominal stamp duty.