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Family provision claims: Costs and an executor’s path of least resistance

Australia - December 7 2020 Under the Succession Act 2006 (NSW) (Succession Act) an “eligible person” may apply to the Supreme Court of New South Wales to rectify a will to...

James Poulos.

Fiscal Watch - Land Tax - Foreign Surcharge - Family Trusts

Australia - August 15 2017 If you have a family trust which owns residential land in NSW or proposes to acquire residential land in NSW you may need to amend your trust deed to...

Fiscal Watch - Stamp Duty - Deceased Estates

Australia - August 15 2017 Nominal duty is only payable in respect of a transfer of dutiable property by the legal personal representative of a deceased person to a beneficiary...

Fiscal Watch - Land Tax - Land Banking

Australia - August 15 2017 It is not uncommon for developers to acquire tracts of farming land for future residential development. There is an exemption from land tax for land...

Fiscal Watch - Payroll Tax

Australia - August 15 2017 State and Territory Revenue Offices have become aggressive in chasing State taxes including payroll tax. This has been particularly so in relation to...