BLB News

Should Your Attorney Have Carte Blanche Over Your Super?

28/11/2019

Appointing an attorney to look after your finances if you become mentally incapable is a good idea but should there be limits? Michael Barsha explains.

Don't Undervalue the Importance of Compliance Documents

28/11/2019

Compliance with the law is the price we pay for the tax concessions enjoyed by superannuation. But it's not enough to comply - you have to be able to prove you have. Elizabeth Wang elaborates.

Maria Siu joins Townsends Lawyers

28/11/2019

Townsends Lawyers has great pleasure in announcing the appointment of Ms Maria Siu LL.B.(Hons), Dip Fin Serv, Cert Adv Tax to the position of 'Senior Counsel - Superannuation'.

Selling the member's business real estate into their SMSF - "it ain't dead yet"

28/11/2019

Jeff Song explains that this strategy, though perhaps not quite as attractive, is still viable.

New Law Clarifies Minor's Tax on Testamentary Trust Income

28/11/2019

A minor pays tax at adult marginal rates on income received from a testamentary trust. The new law seeks to stop non-estate assets making their way into those trusts in order to increase that income and access those marginal rates.