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The great escape! The employer escapes liability but the principal contractor gets caught in the spotlight.

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • April 8 2015

In similar circumstances to the New South Wales Court of Appeal decision of Darling Shire Council v Sweeney, the New South Wales Supreme Court Bench

When is a principal liable to the employee of a sub-contractor?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • April 8 2015

The New South Wales Court Appeal recently considered this issue in Central Darling Shire Council v Greeney 2015 NSWCA 51. In this matter, the

Head contractors in NSW required to establish retention money trust accounts for projects over $20m

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • March 31 2015

From 1 May 2015, head contractors in New South Wales must establish trust accounts for retention money held under subcontracts for projects with a

Wills for people without capacity

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 31 2015

In order to make a will, you need to have what is called “testamentary capacity”. This requires you to understand what you are doing, understand your

Better check your estate proceeds trusts and super proceeds trusts

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • March 31 2015

The Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (Cth) (ITAA36) generally provides for income derived by minors to be taxed at rates higher than those which apply

Persistent PPSA problems for SMEs

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 31 2015

The Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPS Act) has presented challenges to business owners in the three years since it commenced. The

NSW state taxes expansion of the tax base and tightening of approaches

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 31 2015

The State Revenue Legislation Further Amendment Act 2014 (NSW) (Act) made important changes to stamp duty, payroll tax and land tax in New South Wales

An aggressive strategy?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 31 2015

The Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (Cth) (ITAA36) generally provides for income derived by minors to be taxed at rates higher than those which apply

When does the family court say that a loan is in fact a gift

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 31 2015

The loan is: Interest free With the principal to be repaid on demand To help the son and his wife with some business expenses After the loan is

If you prepare Binding Death Benefit Nominations for clients, you must be aware of this recent tragic case

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 27 2015

If you prepare Binding Death Benefit Nominations (BDBNs) for clients, you need to take note of the decision in Munro v Munro. In that case the BDBN