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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
14 02, 2017

Is there any CGT or stamp duty when a joint tenant transfers their interest to the other joint tenant?

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?

Is there any CGT or stamp duty when a joint tenant transfers their interest to the other joint tenant? 2017-03-08T13:36:35+00:00
8 02, 2017

Do you need to pay stamp duty on a trust deed in New South Wales (NSW)?

2017-03-08T13:35:12+00:00

Yes. Duty of $500 is payable on the deed that establishes a family discretionary trust (and other forms of trusts).

Do you need to pay stamp duty on a trust deed in New South Wales (NSW)? 2017-03-08T13:35:12+00:00
25 01, 2017

Can your partner change their Will after you die?

2017-03-14T13:33:47+00:00

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.

Can your partner change their Will after you die? 2017-03-14T13:33:47+00:00
22 01, 2017

Andrew’s interview with Kym Nitschke from ‘Accounting Insider’ Podcast

2017-10-16T14:34:03+00:00

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!

Andrew’s interview with Kym Nitschke from ‘Accounting Insider’ Podcast 2017-10-16T14:34:03+00:00