Our October 2014 newsletter

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″] Can a self-managed superannuation fund invest in a private company? While a SMSF can’t run a business, it may be able to invest in an entity that runs a business. However, there are a few regulatory rules to be addressed when doing so. Click here to find out what these are. Employee share scheme proposed changes Changes have … Read More

Which structure is best for you? – Partnership of family trusts

Current as of October 2014 In the last of our series on the different structures available to you we look at a combination of 2 structures we have looked at in previous issues. That is, a partnership of Family Trusts. As you will have noted from the discussion on a partnership structure, one of the main downsides of the structure … Read More

Our September 2014 newsletter

Current as of September 2014 [vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″] Impact of mining tax repeal on small businesses The key election promise to repeal the mining tax has finally passed through the Senate, and received Royal Assent on 5 September. Unfortunately the repeal bill included backdating the abolition of some key business tax concessions. Click here to find out what these are. Cyber-attacks … Read More

Our August 2014 newsletter

Current as of August 2014 [vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″] Saving tax on superannuation upon death Binding Death Benefit nominations are necessary to avoid tax on that part of your super which came from tax deductible contributions and income thereon while being accumulated. Click here to find out how to avoid being taxed unnecessarily. What can your SMSF invest in? As the trustee … Read More