BLB News

Discretionary Trusts with Foreign Beneficiaries Lose Advantage in Victoria

31/03/2020

Discretionary trusts in Victoria may need to amend their deeds. Jonathan See explains.

COVID-19 - If the Federal Government orders people to stay home under Biosecurity Alert do employers need to pay employees?

31/03/2020

For those businesses that don't qualify for Job Keeper payments Michael Barsha points out some interesting situations regarding employees in the current crisis.

Issues with winding up an SMSF

31/03/2020

The current pandemic may see more SMSFs close. What do trustees need to consider? Elizabeth Wang provides an outline.

Pass the parcel: selling a geared collection of equities which the fund borrowed to buy

31/03/2020

If your SMSF can't hold on any longer and must sell a parcel of shares or units which it borrowed to purchase, there are compliance issues which must be remembered, pandemic or no pandemic. Jeff Song explains

Life's too serious

31/03/2020

Coronavirus is no laughing matter but ...