BUSINESS STRUCTURES There are numerous different business structures available for business, each with their own pro’s and con’s and suitability depending upon the type of business. There is rarely ever one perfect option th [...]
Simple Estate Planning
A simple estate plan can consist of a Will, Enduring Power of Attorney and / or an Enduring Power of Guardianship and even an Advanced Health Directive. A Will, generally speaking, takes 2 forms, a simple Will or a Testamentary Tr [...]
ATO Disputes and Audits: Compliance Preparation and Prevention
ATO TAX DISPUTES: Tax Audits and Evasion / Avoidance in business: Prevention and Preparation for ATO Compliance As presented by Nathan Thomson at the recent Legalwise Tax Essentials conference 13 June 2017 and published [...]
What is a Testamentary Trust?
TESTAMENTARY TRUSTS EXPLAINED General Overview A testamentary trust is simply a trust that is created by an individual’s will which does not come into effect until the taxpayer dies. A testamentary trust is like any other [...]
GOING GUARANTOR? A SIMPLE EXPLANATION OF YOUR OBLIGATIONS It is now a common requirement of banks / lenders that a guarantor signs to provide security to the bank / lender. It is further a requirement that the guarantor receive in [...]