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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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01

September

Mental Health Issues And Dismissal

The case of Finnegan v Komatsu Forklift Australia Pty Ltd (2017) illustrates the importance of addressing mental health issues becoming entwined with the workplace.

In this case, an employee’s poor sales

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01

September

Refusal To Attend Investigation Interview Reasonably Leads To Dismissal

Khoder Abdulrahim v QBE Management Services Pty Limited (QBE) (2016), Mr Abdulrahim was a QBE employee and purchased a discounted motor vehicle insurance policy for his father’s car under QBE’s

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01

September

Cautious Approach Required For Dismissal Based On Incapacity

In Maharaj v Northern Health (2017), a nurse suffered a car accident and was unfit for work for nearly 16 months. Her employer then terminated her employment on the basis

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