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Some welcome tax relief for small business
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 13 2015

In recognition that small business is the engine room of the Australian economy, small businesses will benefit from a suite of tax concessions


New corporations regulation instalment warrants are financial products
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • 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


30 June 2014 trust resolutions
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 19 2014

The ATO’s practice of allowing trustee resolutions to be made in July or August was abolished two years ago; so 30 June means 30 June - expect no


Trusts: varying the vesting date
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • February 24 2015

A fast approaching vesting date of a trust is becoming a more common issue for professional advisers and clients. If the vesting date is reached, the


Undisclosed offshore assets & income: ATO announces project DO IT: disclose offshore income today
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • March 28 2014

The ATO has announced what is the last chance for people to come clean about hidden overseas assets and income by December 2014. The ATO's previous


Earnout arrangements: "looking through" the draft provisions
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 12 2015

An earnout is a common way of structuring the purchase price in the sale of shares or business assets. They are often used where the parties cannot


ATO guidelines on professional practice structures
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • September 1 2014

In a welcome move, the ATO has released practical guidelines on how it will assess the risk of professional practices, such as accounting and legal


Accountant AFSL
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 28 2012

On 23 June 2012 the Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation, Bill Shorten, announced that the Gillard Government intends to introduce a limited Australian financial services licence (AFSL) for accountants


Bankruptcy and your super: getting it right
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • September 1 2009

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


Trustee resolutions: take care again
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • 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