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Business Purchase Tax Checklist

October 2011

In the process of buying a business, the purchaser should conduct a due diligence review to establish that they are buying what they believe they are buying. The review identifies areas of risk and contingent liabilities that the business may have and to factor these risks in the purchase price.When...

Factors to Consider when Structuring a Business

October 2011

There is no one best business structure. Every person's circumstances are different so what might be an appropriate structure for one person may not be an appropriate structure for another. Further, often more than one type of structure may suffice and so a choice needs to be made.The most important...

Issues with Family Trusts

October 2011

Family trusts can be a very tax effective way of managing wealth, and a useful part of an overall strategy for wealth accumulation and asset protection. What is a family trust? The term family trust refers to a discretionary trust set up to hold a family's assets or to conduct a family business. Generally,...

Budget 2011 – Small Business Tax Changes

May 2011

This article contains a summary of the key tax changes in the 2011 budget that impact on small businesses. As always, there are winners and losers. A small business for tax purposes is defined to have a turnover of less than $2 million GST exclusive. Immediate deduction for asset purchases Small business...

Property Investments & Trusts

May 2009

One of the benefits of a negatively geared property investment is the ability to deduct the losses incurred against other income. For this reason many investors register property investments in their individual names. Although this achieves their tax objective it does not provide tax flexibility nor...

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