Tax havens start talking to the ATO thanks to the new Common Reporting Standards. Ben Sewell of Sewell & Kettle provides a helpful overview.
"Improving the Small Business CGT Concessions" is the title of a new exposure draft. Patrick Huang of Argyle Lawyers will walk you through the details.
The R&D Tax Incentive can help companies to survive and prosper. But how? Kevin O'Hara of Techwitty will walk you through the details.
If you could change one thing about the Australian tax system, what would it be and how? Robert Deutsch of The Tax institute asked that question.
Is it debt or equity? Scott Treatt of Pitcher Partners will walk you through Div 974 that governs the classification of debt and equity.
The December 2017 Class SMSF Benchmark Report is a great read. Kevin Bungard of Class will share valuable insights with you.
The Panama Papers were the scandal the world had to have. In this episode Ben Sewell of Sewell & Kettle in Sydney tells us how it happened and what it meant.
Car parking can turn into a fringe benefit over time. Claire Thornett of WLF will tell you how, when and to what extent.
Estate planning is complex because it has so many moving parts: trust law, super law, tax law, family law. Ben Symons of State Chambers, NSW will walk you through the jungle.
How did BGL start? Where is it now? And where to from here? Ron Lesh of BGL will take you from the past to the future.
How do you set up shop in an offshore tax haven? Ben Sewell of Sewell & Kettle shows you what it takes and a few more things along the way.
Are we as tax advisers allowed to partially commute balances from pension back to accumulation? Here is David Moss of Merit Wealth on this issue.
Payroll exemptions and rebates are not harmonised across Australia. Here are Andrew Fricot and Ankur Dhar of Revenue NSW with the details.
Mortgage brokering is a $344b industry right in front of us in the supply chain. Here is Jonathan Preston of Home Loan Experts with more insights.
Meal entertainment is confusing. There are so many moving parts that it is easy to lose track. Claire Thornett of WLF in Hobart is here to take us out of this confusion.
The payroll tax grouping provisions play a huge role. Here are Andrew Fricot and Ankur Dhar of Revenue NSW with the ins and outs of grouping.
Can a TRIS converts to an ABP or does it need to stop and start? David Moss of Merit Wealth discusses the current status of this issue.
According to the ATO the sole purpose test is the most commonly breached rule. Manoj Abichandani of Online SMSF Auditor discusses the issue.
To sort out the tax side of a relationship breakdown, it helps to understand the legal side. Here is Angelina Torrisi of Family Law Practice.
The super reform changed estate planning within the SMSF environment. Here is Chloe Ward of Intello giving you an overview.