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MIT tax regime to commence from 1 July 2011

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • May 10 2010

On Friday 7 May 2010, the Assistant Treasurer Nick Sherry announced the Government's position in relation to the Board of Taxation's (the Board) review of the tax arrangements applying to managed investment trusts (MIT

Directors personally liable for PAYG and superannuation

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • May 1 2012

The Government has re-released legislation designed to make directors personally liable for any unpaid superannuation guarantee contributions

Increase in philanthropic activity signals growth

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • March 25 2010

Today, the Assistant Treasurer released a media release titled "Philanthropic sector expands sharply", which highlights the continued growth of private philanthropy in Australia, particularly through the use of Private Ancillary Funds

Excess contributions and payments by mistake

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • March 31 2011

Excess contributions are an ongoing issue for superannuation advisors and members

The future self managed superannuation funds - the government response to the Cooper Review

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • March 25 2011

The Government has released its response to the Cooper Review, entitled 'Stronger Super'

Removal of the CGT discount for non-residents

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • April 9 2013

The Assistant Treasurer released exposure draft legislation and explanatory material on 8 March 2013 to remove the CGT discount for temporary and

Super funds can refinance under amended borrowing arrangements

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • May 28 2010

A Bill is currently before Parliament which will amend the limited recourse borrowing provisions in section 67(4A) of the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 (SIS Act

New corporations regulation instalment warrants are financial products

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • June 22 2010

The Minister for Financial Services, Superannuation and Corporate Law has released draft regulations that will amend the Corporations Regulations to provide that: Limited recourse borrowing arrangements are financial products under Chapter 7 of the Corporations Act when acquired by superannuation funds which attract licensing and disclosure requirements

Trustee resolutions: take care again

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • April 17 2013

With 30 June fast approaching, advisors should start thinking about the trustee resolutions. They were the key topic of discussion at the National

Bankruptcy and your super: getting it right

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 1 2009

The Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth) was amended to address the outcome of the High Court's decision in Cook v Benson