BLB News

Fully Committed - when senior management owns lots of shares

26/02/2020

Jim Townsend reports on a bank CEO who's buying her own bank, share by share

The Limits of Generosity: providing a RAD without the 'sad'

26/02/2020

Providing a Refundable Accommodation Deposit for a parent is a wonderfully generous thing to do, but it need not be so generous that you lose even more on the arrangement.

Your SMSF Running a B&B? You're dreaming

30/01/2020

Robert and Mary want their SMSF to buy a B&B which they'll run until their retirement. Elizabeth Wang discusses the problems.

The 'Hotel California' Moment for Transferring Representatives

30/01/2020

Authorised representatives wanting to leave their current AFS licensee to join another dealer group should remember the words of The Eagles 1977 hit song 'Hotel California' - "You can check out any time you like, But you can never leave!" - Peter Townsend explains.

When 1 + 1 = trouble: SMSF's owning property jointly with another.

30/01/2020

Thinking of your SMSF co-owning residential real property with a non-related entity? Michael Barsha discusses what to consider.