10-12-2018

Reverse Mortgage – Is it right for you?

Borrowing against your home A reverse mortgage can help older Australians unlock the wealth in their homes after retirement. However, there can be long-term financial risks. What is a.

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06-11-2018

Is not paying a worker legal?

Generally all workers must be paid for their work. However under the Fair Work Act certain unpaid work arrangements can be lawful. These arrangements can be valuable for both.

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19-10-2018

Flexible work arrangements – what happens to the employment contract?

While the benefits of flexible work arrangements are now well known, the prescriptive requirements of employees and employers when it comes to requesting these arrangements can be daunting. Employees.

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15-10-2018

New Apps and Software available for business owners

As the world turns, so does technology. We are constantly reminded of the new apps and software available when running your own business, keeping everything all in one place.

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10-10-2018

Can a company director be liable for unpaid employee entitlements?

Traditionally operating a business through a company has been seen as a way of protecting personal assets from a business’ creditors. In recent years the ATO has extended its.

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29-08-2018

The Taxman Commeth

The sale or purchase of a property can have tax implications. Where a property is not a person’s principal place of residence capital gains tax (CGT) is payable on.

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16-08-2018

Can liquidators recover payments from a secured creditor?

The Corporations Act gives powers to liquidators to recover unfair preference payments to a creditor. An unfair preference payment is where a creditor receives a payment before other creditors.

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15-08-2018

GST Withholding Scheme – Defective Notices and Buyer’s Liability

By now property law practitioners across Australia are starting to get used to their new role as tax collectors courtesy of the Federal Government’s new GST withholding scheme. Purchasers.

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01-08-2018

New Unpaid Family & Domestic Violence Leave

From 1 August 2018, all employees on modern awards will be entitled to access 5 days’ unpaid family and domestic violence leave each year. The change follows a recent.

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27-07-2018

The Fine Print – Building Contracts

So you have just bought a vacant block of land in a new estate and are eagerly planning to construct your first home. Or maybe you have reached the.

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