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Capital Gains Withholding Tax Applying to Property Sales

Capital Gains Withholding Tax Applying to Property Sales

Posted on Monday 7th November 2016

The Federal Government has passed legislation requiring the withholding of 10% of the purchase price of property sold for more than $2million, as well as some other transfers of certain property interests.

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Asian Property Investment Seminar - 16/10/2015 Management Rights and Off The Plan Purchases Explained

Asian Property Investment Seminar - 16/10/2015 Management Rights and Off The Plan Purchases Explained

Posted on Monday 17th October 2016

Asian Property Investment Seminar - 16/10/2015 Management Rights and Off The Plan Purchases Explained

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October 2016 Legal Ease Column - Resort News

October 2016 Legal Ease Column - Resort News

Posted on Monday 19th September 2016

ANOTHER IMPORTANT QCAT DECISION A recent decision by a member of the Queensland Civil & Administrative Tribunal has solved a conundrum that has plagued lawyers for Building Managers and Bodies Corporate for some time.

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Self-Managed Superannuation Funds and your Estate Plan

Self-Managed Superannuation Funds and your Estate Plan

Posted on Thursday 1st September 2016

Self-Managed Superannuation Funds ("SMSF") are a common investment tool for a growing number of Australians. Considering your superannuation can represent a large portion of your asset pool upon death, it is important to consider this in your overall estate plan.

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NSW Abolishes Stamp Duty on Business Assets

NSW Abolishes Stamp Duty on Business Assets

Posted on Monday 15th August 2016

On 1 July 2016, New South Wales abolished stamp duty payable on the transfer of business assets joining the likes of South Australia and Victoria.

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Developers - Is your Residential Development approved for both short and long term accommodation?

Developers - Is your Residential Development approved for both short and long term accommodation?

Posted on Monday 15th August 2016

Summary The recent amendments to the Queensland Planning Provisions mean that if Developers are intending their developments to be used for both long and short term accommodation, then approval must be obtained for both "multiple dwelling" and "short term accommodation".

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Can I Challenge A Will

Can I Challenge A Will

Posted on Thursday 30th July 2015

A question that is often asked by someone who is disappointed at having been left out of a will is whether they are entitled to challenge the will and if so what their likely entitlement might be upon a challenge.

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The Rights of Beneficiaries to access and view Trust Documentation

The Rights of Beneficiaries to access and view Trust Documentation

Posted on Thursday 7th May 2015

Trustees of a trust have strict and sometime onerous obligations upon them. They must act properly in accordance with the trust instrument and discharge their obligations under the Trusts Act Qld (1973).

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