Month: December 2016

SMSF

Insurance for Self Managed Superfund Members

When preparing your investment strategy for the superfund you are required to consider whether to hold insurance cover for each member of your SMSF.

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Lending & Finance

How to add maximum value with renovations

Renovating is one of the best ways for property owners to increase the value of their homes. If you’re looking to add value to your home, but don’t want to renovate every room, it can be difficult to decide where to start.

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Living Estate Planning

Does your de facto have a claim against your will?

When we think about estate planning we often believe that if we have prepared a will then we have done enough, or at the very least we have done something!

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Tax

Directors found personally liable

A Fair Work Ombudsman v Step Ahead Security Services Pty Ltd & Anor [2016] FCCA 1482, (“the Company”) found the director Mr Jennings, personally liable for the Company’s failure to pay their employees in accordance with the relevant modern award.

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Tax

Triple Tragedy – Capital Protection

This example is relevant to the importance of Wills as well as asset protection during your life.

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Tax

Superannuation reform and its impact on you

The wide ranging superannuation reforms originally announced in the 2016-17 Federal Budget have passed Parliament. As the majority of the reforms start from 1 July 2017, it’s important to consider how these might impact on you and whether you need to take any action before then.

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Tax

ATO Server Crash

We may be a little behind on our service at this critical time due to an ATO computer crash that was triggered by the collapse of part of its storage solution systems, which were being handled by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

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Tax

Another successful Paris Financial Seminar!

What better way is there, than to finish off the end of 2016 with another great seminar of economics, super and wine!

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Tax

Christmas party fails

Christmas….that time of year when the festivities not only bring joy but excessive expenses, potential harassment claims, and other employer headaches. As Phyllis Diller once said, “What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.

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Tax

What’s involved in selling your business?

Selling your business can be a stressful time and unless you’ve done it before, it’s hard to know what to expect or what’s required to get the right result.  We’ve put together the top issues for business owners or investors to maximise their results.

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