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Companies vs Trusts: time to re-examine your assumptions?

Since 1999, the 50% discount concession for capital gains has often made choosing a trust as the preferred entity a compelling one for Australian taxpayers. In fact, a trust has been a fundamental...

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Duty exemptions and concessions for trusts: answering common questions

There are duty concessions and exemptions for transactions involving trusts in each state and territory, with similar, but not uniform rules. That leaves practitioners plenty of questions: is there...

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Cash flow boost: working with trustee resolutions and franking returns

You may not have even thought to draw a link between the COVID-19 economic stimulus measure, the cash flow boost (CFB), and the preparation of trustee resolutions or the possible requirement to...

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Tackling trust losses and navigating family trust elections

If you’re a tax practitioner working in the trusts space, you’re probably looking forward to our upcoming 2021 Private Business Tax Retreat, where multiple sessions will be devoted to untangling the...

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7 on-demand business tax sessions to kickstart your 2021 CPD

As businesses around Australia start their recovery from the financial impact of COVID-19, the tax practitioners who work with them need to be on top of their game. Whether it’s assisting with...

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Settling trust and estate disputes during COVID-19 and beyond: insights from Nathan Yii

Ahead of the Vic 8th Annual Tax Forum Online, we sat down with presenter Nathan Yii, CTA, Private Wealth Lawyer, Chartered Tax Advisor and SMSF Specialist Advisor with boutique legal practice Nathan...

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Division 7A: key risks, common issues, advantages and disadvantages

Having the right business structure can be the difference between being successful and losing it all.

The 2020 Business Structures Online Tax Symposium webinar series has been specifically devised...

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Decoding trust income - 2020 Barossa Online - SME Tax Technical

Coming up in May is the 2020 Barossa Online - SME Tax Technical, a premier webinar event for tax professionals in the SME space. Michael Flynn QC, one of Australia’s leading tax and trust...

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