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  • What is Division 7A all about?

What is Division 7A all about?

May 21st, 2018|Comments Off on What is Division 7A all about?

If you have a trust then you have probably sat in a meeting with your accountant and heard the phrase 'that may raise Division 7A issues'. Everyone usually then grumbles and nodes wisely, and moves on...  But you may be asking yourself, what is Division 7A? Glad you asked.

  • A landmark win

A landmark win

May 17th, 2018|Comments Off on A landmark win

Find out how our clients' step mother extracted over $1m from their deceased father's estate, leaving them with almost no inheritance - and how we fought to win it back.

  • 2016 Federal Budget Impact Summary

2018 Budget Impact Summary: Boring. (But that’s a good thing.)

May 9th, 2018|Comments Off on 2018 Budget Impact Summary: Boring. (But that’s a good thing.)

Hear our views on the 2018 Budget measures.

  • 2017 Budget Reboot

Does the 2018 Budget really impact testamentary trusts?

May 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Does the 2018 Budget really impact testamentary trusts?

The Government has announced a 'tax integrity' measure to 'improve' the taxation of testamentary trusts. What impact does this potentially have on your estate planning strategies?

  • Your Trust’s Expiry Date – Can I Get An Extension?

My trust is expiring – can I get an extension?

May 4th, 2018|Comments Off on My trust is expiring – can I get an extension?

We all love our trusts, but unfortunately they don't last forever. They have an ‘expiry date’.  When you reach this date, the Trust ends and its property must be distributed to beneficiaries. Before this time you need to consider who will be entitled to the assets, and what tax and stamp duty liabilities may be triggered. You also need to see if the date can be extended...

  • Forcing a sale of property in NSW

Forcing a sale of property in NSW

April 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Forcing a sale of property in NSW

It's relatively easy to get into property ownership with someone. But it can be considerably harder to get out. Particularly if you don't have a co-ownership agreement in place. Find out what court remedies may be available to you NSW if you find yourself stuck in a property.

  • Consumer law – is the customer always right?

Is the customer always right?

April 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Is the customer always right?

Many businesses have built strong brands by treating customers well. But it is also important to ensure that no single customer can put your business at risk. You need to draw the line somewhere. This is where your terms of supply come in. However, these terms need to be consistent with the Australian Consumer Law.

  • Maryke Hill

Maryke Hill

April 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Maryke Hill

Maryke assists families and businesses in a wide variety of matters, including property law, business transactions and estate planning.

How to find private binding rulings on the ATO website

April 18th, 2018|Comments Off on How to find private binding rulings on the ATO website

How to find private binding rulings on the ATO website

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