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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

Would you like GST with that? What is going wrong with GST clauses?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • November 6 2013

There has been a run of GST cases this year which have provided examples of where things can go wrong when the GST position for supplies is either

What does the Personal Property and Securities Act (PPSA) mean for franchises?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • October 18 2011

The Personal Property and Securities Act (PPSA) establishes a single national law and a single online register for security interests in personal property

Protected Cell Companies

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 16 2014

Protected Cell Companies are not legislated for in Australia but there are a number of other countries that have legislated to permit such companies

Changes to ASIC fees

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 8 2013

Effective 1 July 2013, ASIC have increased their fees including the costs for registering companies. Registration fees for an Australian proprietary

Agents, undisclosed principals and double duty risks

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 24 2011

A recent NSW Administrative Decisions Tribunal case considered when the double dutyagency duty exemption under the Duties Act 1997 (NSW) (Act) would apply if the agent has not been appointed in writing

ATO does not offer any “goodwill” for incorporation of no-goodwill professional practices

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 24 2011

Draft Taxation Determination TD 2011D3 released by the Australian Taxation Office on 16 March 2011 looks to effectively eliminate the ability of "no-goodwill" incorporated professional firms to avoid a harsh application of the market value substitution rule

Stronger super - changes coming for SMSF and SMSF auditors

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 25 2011

The Government has responded to the recommendations of the Super System (Cooper) Review by the introduction of the "Stronger Super" package

Cautions on GST issues required for development and sale of “loanlease” retirement villages

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 21 2011

Since the release of the draft ruling on GST treatment for interest-free loans received by retirement village developers in June 2010 there has been speculation as to the impact of a final ruling on the issue

Tax deductions for capital appreciation payments made by village operators

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 19 2011

Claiming tax deductions for capital appreciation payments made to residents may be a long standing approach for some retirement village operators