26/04/2017Don't make assumptions about your "transition to retirement" pension.
26/04/2017The end of financial year is fast approaching and in light of the Fair and Sustainable Superannuation Changes it's important for trustees to be assured their SMSF trust deed is up-to-date and compliant.
29/03/2017Can you stop a Court from granting probate of your loved one's estate to someone of whom you don't approve?
29/03/2017When your obligation to your ex-spouse extends even after you've passed: a case study on Lodin v Lodin; Estate of Dr Mohammad Masoud Lodin  NSWSC 10.
Thinking of acquiring a property with a trust or a company? Be wary that more duty and land tax may be payable if the entity is classed as a foreign person!
29/03/2017The NSW Office of State Revenue levies additional stamp duty on acquisitions of land by foreign persons and additional land tax in relation to foreign landholders. As trusts and companies can also be considered 'foreign persons', these entities could potentially be hit with an extra tax bill to pay.