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7 08, 2017

Is it worth transferring your home to your spouse?

2017-08-23T10:56:46+09:30

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+09:30
8 05, 2017

What’s the best structure for my startup?

2019-12-04T10:13:15+09:30

When asked what structure to use, we like to apply several key principles and ‘rules of thumb’ to get the right answer.

What’s the best structure for my startup?2019-12-04T10:13:15+09:30
2 05, 2017

Some less obvious observations about the 1 July super changes…

2017-12-15T09:08:47+09:30

As most people now know, from 1 July 2017 the amount a super fund member can have in a pension account will be capped at $1.6 million. There has been a lot of general commentary on these changes, but little deeper analysis of the details.

Some less obvious observations about the 1 July super changes…2017-12-15T09:08:47+09:30
24 03, 2017

I want to set up a charity to raise money for people overseas. Where do I start?

2018-07-10T09:30:06+09:30

If you want to do charitable work or raise funds to help people living overseas, you should carefully consider your options to make sure your aid is targeted to where it's most needed.

I want to set up a charity to raise money for people overseas. Where do I start?2018-07-10T09:30:06+09:30
25 02, 2017

How do I protect my ‘ideas’?

2019-02-01T07:25:52+09:30

Most people realise the importance of protecting their Intellectual Property. But ‘ideas’ and ‘concepts’ aren't a form of IP, as there is no 'property' capable of being protected. Don't despair, there are ways to protect and exploit your interests.

How do I protect my ‘ideas’?2019-02-01T07:25:52+09:30
8 02, 2017

I’m setting up a not-for-profit organisation. What’s the best structure to use?

2017-02-27T11:52:02+09:30

We are commonly asked what's the best structure to use when setting up a new charity or other 'not-for-profit' (NFP) organisation. While incorporated associations and public companies limited by guarantee are often suitable, they are not the only options, and there is no easy 'one size fits all' answer.

I’m setting up a not-for-profit organisation. What’s the best structure to use?2017-02-27T11:52:02+09:30
10 11, 2016

I’m a ‘start-up’. How should I set up my new business?

2017-12-05T09:38:30+09:30

So you've just come up with a great business concept, given it a test-drive among your family and friends, and now want to go to the next stage. What do you do? You need to put together the 'playing field' for your venture. In other words, you need a 'business structure'.

I’m a ‘start-up’. How should I set up my new business?2017-12-05T09:38:30+09:30
19 10, 2016

It’s official. Super isn’t part of your estate.

2017-12-15T09:22:26+09:30

Your super doesn't form part of your estate, and is not subject to the terms of your Will. It's therefore critical to have in place appropriate arrangements to make sure your super ends up where you intend.

It’s official. Super isn’t part of your estate.2017-12-15T09:22:26+09:30
19 11, 2015

How should you deal with employees as part of a business sale?

2017-11-18T08:52:29+09:30

Dealing with employees and their entitlements as part of a business sale or acquisition is not straight-forward. There are plenty of traps and tricks for the uninitiated. Find out what you need to know.

How should you deal with employees as part of a business sale?2017-11-18T08:52:29+09:30
5 11, 2015

Making a Claim for Executor’s Commission in SA

2019-10-25T12:41:07+09:30

Taking on the role of Executor of a deceased estate can be daunting, time consuming and more difficult than you anticipated!

Making a Claim for Executor’s Commission in SA2019-10-25T12:41:07+09:30
12 10, 2014

Essential things you need to know about SMSFs with only 1 member

2017-11-18T10:04:00+09:30

This briefing note discusses your options for appointing a trustee for your self-managed super fund, and what happens if you lose mental capacity, die, or leave the country.

Essential things you need to know about SMSFs with only 1 member2017-11-18T10:04:00+09:30
18 10, 2012

Binding Financial Agreements – The basics

2019-04-05T14:42:28+09:30

A ‘Binding Financial Agreement’ is a way for couples to put in writing what they would like to happen to their property if their relationship breaks down, or if their relationship has already broken down and can avoid costly disputes.

Binding Financial Agreements – The basics2019-04-05T14:42:28+09:30