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.
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Is it worth transferring your home to your spouse before going into business?
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?
What is the ESS 'start-up' concession and how do you qualify for it?
How do you calculate the extent of any 'discount' when an interest under an employee share scheme is granted to an employee?
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?
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.
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.
How much is the ASIC fee to set up a company in Australia?
Is there any CGT or stamp duty when a joint tenant transfers their interest to the other joint tenant?Andrew 2017-03-08T13:36:35+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.
Just because you and your partner make 'mirror Wills' does not mean that your partner cannot change their Will (either before or after you die). Furthermore, your partner does not have an obligation to inform you if they do change their Will. Find out how to deal with these issues.
What happens to my SMSF if I become a non-resident?
In this interview Andrew talks about a wide range of topics, including how he got a start in law and accounting, how he runs a firm with offices in Sydney and Adelaide, fixed fee pricing and scope creep, his management style, rare watches and private jets!