NSW land tax is a charge on any land in NSW you hold as of 31 December unless an exemption applies.
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What happens to contract law during COVID-19? Here is Geoff Stein of Brown Wright Stein Lawyers in Sydney with some insights.
Jobkeeper payment – how do you qualify for the largest federal rescue mission of all? Here is Andrew Henshaw of Velocity Legal with more.
The cash boost is about a lot of money. Here is Andrew Henshaw of Velocity Legal answering 4 questions about the cash boost.
The federal government announced its first COVID-19 stimulus package on 12 March 2020. This episode is to go through the measures announced.
In this episode Matthew Taylor, business broker for accounting practices, shares 9 tips about how to sell your practice.
icare administers the NSW workers compensation scheme. Here is Craig McBride of icare with more.
Here is Part II of Paul Goldin’s overview of simple mistakes that are easy to avoid but even easier to make – Trust 101 Part II.
What happens if a shareholder gives a loan to a company and then writes it off? Andrew Henshaw of Velocity Legal will give you an answer.
In this episode Andrew Henshaw of Velocity Legal in Sydney will answer three Div 7A listener questions.
When does a UPE become a Div 7A UPE issue? Andrew Henshaw of Velocity Legal in Sydney will give you an answer.
Here are 10 easy ways to fix Div 7A issues. This is an edited extract of Tax Talks episode 50 with Peter Adams.
Div 7A tries to stop cash leaking from private companies to shareholders and associates outside of dividend payments. Here is Peter Adams of Augmentors for the details.
Only services connected with ITZ (indirect tax zone) can possibly be subject to GST as Simon Dorevitch of A & A Tax Legal Consulting will tell you.
Incoterms are pre-defined commercial terms. Simon Dorevitch of A & A Tax Legal Consulting will tell you what they mean.
In this episode Peter Bobbin of Argyle Lawyers will tell you when a testamentary trust makes sense – and when it doesn’t.
In this episode Peter Bobbin of Argyle Lawyers will tell you more about a new non-arm’s length concept – non-arm’s length expenses – NANE.
s295-550 ITAA97 doesn’t get much limelight but is much more dangerous than s109 of the SIS Act. Here is Peter Bobbin of Argyle Lawyers with more.
Business advisory will allow you to avoid competing on price. Here is Mark Holton of Smithink with more.
This Tax Talks Q & A goes through 10 questions and comments you sent in up to April 2019.
Labor wants to change negative gearing, CGT discounts and franking credit refunds. Here is Gordon Mackenzie of UNSW with more.
Qualifying for the age pension is an arduous exercise as you need to pass four hurdles. John Saunders of The Pittwater Partnership will go through these one by one.
Why do we need a separate Medicare levy in Australia? In this episode Bob Deutsch of The Tax Institute will try to give you an answer.
Property vs shares – how are they taxed differently? Bob Deutsch, Senior Tax Counsel of The Tax Institute, pursues this question.
A life and remainder interest is often used in a testamentary setting. Here is Michael McCarthy of Tax & Super Australia with more.
A deceased estate entails a myriad of legal and tax questions. Here is Michael McCarthy of Tax & Super Australia with the answers.
Binding death benefit nominations are an important part of SMSF succession. Daniel Butler of DBA Lawyers will tell you more.
How does SMSF succession work? Daniel Butler of DBA Lawyers in Melbourne gives you a helpful overview and shares some war stories. Here is what we learned.
Australia ratified the OECD’s Multilateral Instrument in September 2018. Simon Dorevitch of A & A Tax Legal Consulting will tell you what happens next.
The multilateral instrument is to stop base erosion and profit shifting. Here is Simon Dorevitch of A & A Tax Legal Consulting with more.
Multinational base erosion and profit shifting harms Australia through lost tax revenue. Here is Simon Dorevitch of A & A Tax Legal Consulting with more.
Investors in ESICs receive generous tax concessions. Here is Simon Dorevitch of A & A Legal Tax Consulting with more.
The R & D tax incentive is about to change. Simon Dorevitch of A&A Tax Legal Consulting will tell you more.
The Board of Taxation is currently reviewing Australia’s small business tax concessions. Here is Dr Mark Pizzacalla with more details.
Chances are the Board of Taxation has featured in your work before. But what does the Board actually do? Here is Dr Mark Pizzacalla with the answer.
The accountants’ exemption is dearly missed. But there are rumours that it might come back. Here is Ron Lesh of BGL with more.
How do you finance aged living? John Saunders of The Pittwater Partnership will walk you through RAD, DAP and the lot.
How do we support aged living in Australia? John Saunders of The Pittwater Partnership will walk you through the options.
Did you ever think about doing a Master of Taxation? If yes, this episode is for you. Michael Walpole of UNSW will give you a helpful overview.
Whenever there is tax, there is ethics. Here is Michael Walpole, UNSW’s Head of School of Taxation and Business Law with more.
How do you value goodwill for tax purposes? Here is Michael Walpole of UNSW with some thoughts.
The top 10 SMSF hot spots for July to October 2018 cover a wide range of topics. Here is Miranda Brownlee of SMSF Adviser.
Trust income streaming is an important feature of non-fixed trusts. Here is Paul Mackenroth of Cleary Hoare with the details.
The taxation of trusts lives in the ‘old’ ITAA36. Paul Mackenroth of Cleary Hoare in Brisbane will walk you through the framework of Division 6.
Family trust elections play an important role but are not a one-size-fits-all solution. Paul Mackenroth of Cleary Hoare in Brisbane will tell you more.
Section 102 of ITAA36 about revocable trusts is an anti-avoidance provision. Paul Mackenroth of Cleary Hoare in Brisbane will tell you more.
To minimise tax you need to maximise your exempt current pension income (ECPI). Melanie Dunn of Accurium will tell you how.
Not every SMSF needs an actuarial certificate. Whether you do or don’t depends on a range of things. Here is Melanie Dunn of Accurium with the details.
A fund has disregarded small fund assets when a member’s TSB in retirement phase exceeds $1.6m. Melanie Dunn of Accurium will tell you why this is relevant.
To segregate or not – that is a big question and affects ECPI. Melanie Dunn of Accurium will walk you through the details.