On 25 January 2021, the Pfizer COVID 19 vaccination was approved for roll-out in Australia. This raises an important question – can employers require workers to be vaccinated against COVID 19? There is no hard and fast answer yet, but we can look to recent cases involving flu vaccinations for guidance.
Have you ever wondered what happens to your family pet when you go through a separation? If you have, read on and if you haven’t, read on!
If you are a director and member of a company and ready to shut down your solvent business through a members’ voluntary liquidation, you may be wondering how the process looks. In particular, you may be wondering what your role will be as the liquidation progresses.
Read more below to see how you may stay involved with the company throughout the liquidation process and how your role might change if you opt out.
You may find yourself in a situation where your child or their partner is refusing to let you see your grandchildren or if you are playing a significant role in the care of your grandchildren, threatening to take them away. As a grandparent, you do not have an automatic right to see or care for your grandchildren, but this does not mean you are unable to do anything.
So you want send a message to someone, but you don’t want anyone else to read it, and you also don’t want the recipient to tell anyone else what you have said. Is writing ‘Private and Confidential’ on the correspondence, enough?
Including your children as members of your SMSF can be quite beneficial, but do you know the risks and disadvantages of doing so?
If you are an executor tasked with obtaining a grant of probate, feeling overwhelmed and confused while attempting to navigate this process without assistance is not uncommon.
You may be wondering when you will be able to distribute inheritances to beneficiaries. This article sets out what you should expect in terms of timing to prepare an application for and receive a grant of probate, as well as how to avoid unnecessary delays.
Dealing with the death of a loved one is a difficult enough experience without having to navigate the complexities and legal formalities of obtaining a grant of probate from the New South Wales Supreme Court.
If you are an executor tasked with obtaining a grant of probate, feeling overwhelmed and confused while attempting to navigate this process without assistance is common.
If you have a loved one who does not currently have capacity to make a new Will, you may be concerned that their Estate will not be distributed according to what they would have wanted. You may be thinking it is what it is and there is nothing you can do to, but does it really have to be this way?
Time is running out to update If you have a trust that owns property in NSW, you may now have to pay more land tax in 2021.
Succession for farming families doesn’t need to be a bun fight. You just need a plan.
The first actions you need to take if you have been appointed to manage your family’s charitable foundation or a Private Ancillary Fund
If you have been newly appointed to manage a Private Ancillary Fund, you may feel overwhelmed or unsure what you need to do first. You do not want to get bogged down in administration when real objective is to make a positive impact on your community. We have put together a simple list of the first actions you need to take to make sure you start on the right foot.
Have you ever wondered what happens to the remaining amount owing on your HECS-HELP loan when you die? Well here’s your answer!