BLB News

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.

Life's too serious

28/11/2019

Yes, thinking silly thoughts in the shower is a ... 'thing' ... and everybody's doing it

Is your corporate trustee 'asset specific'?

30/10/2019

It's 'horses for courses' when choosing a corporate trustee for your SMSF. Jim Townsend elaborates.