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January

Strata Law Reforms

In 2015 the New South Wales Parliament passed the Strata Scheme Management Bill 2015 and the Strata Scheme Development Bill 2015, with more than 90 law changes. The legislation sets

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25

January

Changes to Personal Property Securities Act – PPS Leases

The Australian Government introduced the Personal Property Securities Amendment (PPS Leases) Bill in the House of Representatives. After passing through the Senate the proposed changes became law with the enactment

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25

January

Avoid Nasty Taxation Surprises in Family Law Settlements

There are significant differences in the tax consequences of certain family law related actions particularly when negotiating property settlement outcomes – the cutting of the cake!

Unique opportunities in the family

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31

October

Incentives for First Home Buyers in NSW

First home buyers in New South Wales can expect big stamp duty savings through reforms which were delivered in the 2017 budget and commenced on 1 July 2017.

The new package

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31

October

De Facto Relationships and Will Contests

All jurisdictions in Australia provide statutory rights for eligible persons to contest an unfair Will if they can show that that have been left without adequate provision by the testator.

In

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31

October

Does your employment contract measure up?

If you are entering into an employment contract do you know what should be included? If you are an employer and using an old contract, should it be reviewed first?

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09

October

Tax Responsibilities of Small Business Owners

Have you started a small business and are wondering what you need to do to keep your tax affairs in order?

In this article, we provide an overview of the tax

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09

October

Update on Personal Property Security Register

The Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) is a national, electronic register of security interests in personal property that was established on 30 January 2012.

What does the PPSR cover?

The easiest way

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09

October

Disputes and the ATO

Given the complexity of the taxation regime and the requirement for taxpayers to initially self-assess their liabilities, disputes between taxpayers and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will inevitably arise from

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