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28 01, 2018

ICOs – Infinitesimal Chance Of Success. Or in plain-English, simple theft.

2018-02-03T09:33:13+00:00

Before investing in a crypto-coin of any variety - you must ask yourself at least these two questions.

ICOs – Infinitesimal Chance Of Success. Or in plain-English, simple theft. 2018-02-03T09:33:13+00:00
9 01, 2018

Why are company ‘tax cuts’ anti-Australian and next to useless?

2018-01-11T09:41:52+00:00

We are not advocates of higher taxes. But, we are advocates of honest tax policy. So read 'company tax cut' as essentially a reduction in Australian tax on foreign investment. Full stop.

Why are company ‘tax cuts’ anti-Australian and next to useless? 2018-01-11T09:41:52+00:00
28 12, 2017

Podcast Review: Rhonda Patrick with Satchin Panda on biological clocks

2017-12-29T13:22:23+00:00

In this podcast Dr Rhonda Patrick interviews Dr Satchin Panda on 'biological clocks' and the circadian rhythm. This material has day-to-day application for all of us - how to sleep better, eat better and generally optimise things with nothing more than a better understanding of how important our body clocks are to our general overall health.

Podcast Review: Rhonda Patrick with Satchin Panda on biological clocks 2017-12-29T13:22:23+00:00
28 12, 2017

Podcast Review: Kevin Rose with author of ‘Code of Trust’ Robin Deeke

2017-12-28T09:54:03+00:00

In this interview Kevin Rose talks with Robin Deeke, an FBI counterintelligence agent, who has written a book called the Code of Trust

Podcast Review: Kevin Rose with author of ‘Code of Trust’ Robin Deeke 2017-12-28T09:54:03+00:00
5 09, 2017

How to direct particular super assets to particular beneficiaries

2017-09-05T09:11:32+00:00

A key benefit of having your super in a SMSF is that you can choose who ultimately benefits from particular assets within your fund when you die.

How to direct particular super assets to particular beneficiaries 2017-09-05T09:11:32+00:00
7 08, 2017

Is it worth transferring your home to your spouse?

2017-08-23T10:56:46+00:00

Is it worth transferring your home to your spouse before going into business?

Is it worth transferring your home to your spouse? 2017-08-23T10:56:46+00:00
23 07, 2017

Telecommunications Leases – are you getting a raw deal?

2017-07-30T11:20:42+00:00

Have you been approached by a telecommunications carrier that is interested in putting a tower or other structure on your land? How do you know if the deal you are being offered is fair?

Telecommunications Leases – are you getting a raw deal? 2017-07-30T11:20:42+00:00
29 04, 2017

ESS – How do you work out the ‘discount’ when you grant an interest under an ESS?

2017-04-29T15:56:27+00:00

How do you calculate the extent of any 'discount' when an interest under an employee share scheme is granted to an employee?

ESS – How do you work out the ‘discount’ when you grant an interest under an ESS? 2017-04-29T15:56:27+00:00
29 04, 2017

ESS – Qualifying for ‘deferral’ of the taxable discount

2017-04-29T15:58:08+00:00

How do you qualify to defer any tax otherwise payable on shares and options acquired under an employee share scheme? When does the deferral come to an end?

ESS – Qualifying for ‘deferral’ of the taxable discount 2017-04-29T15:58:08+00:00
17 03, 2017

To what extent can a company indemnify a director?

2017-11-17T17:04:49+00:00

There are over 700 laws that can impose personal liability on directors. While it is common for companies to provide directors with an 'indemnity' or 'insurance cover' for these liabilities, there are limitations and restrictions on how far this indemnity and cover can extend.

To what extent can a company indemnify a director? 2017-11-17T17:04:49+00:00
28 02, 2017

‘UPEs’ and ‘FMDs’, and your estate planning

2017-11-17T17:05:45+00:00

What is, and what is not, in your personal estate? This may sound like a academic question not worthy of a lot of thought. However, if you are in estate planning mode, it is critical that you answer this question correctly.

‘UPEs’ and ‘FMDs’, and your estate planning 2017-11-17T17:05:45+00:00