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Splitting documents should not be overlooked

Splitting documents should not be overlooked

Where a relationship breakdown has occurred between spouses, the parties’ superannuation entitlements may be subject to an overall family law property settlement. Typically this involves one spouse agreeing to or otherwise being required to give up some of their superannuation benefits in favour of the other spouse based on appropriately drafted orders or financial agreements. [read more]

The proportioning rule is key to many super strategies

The proportioning rule is key to many super strategies

Introduction The proportioning rule is used to calculate the tax free and taxable components of a superannuation benefit. Having a sound understanding of this rule is key to many super strategies. Overview –– proportioning rule The proportioning rule provides that the tax free and taxable components of a superannuation benefit are taken to be paid [read more]

SMSFs and rent relief due to COVID-19 and how to make a BDBN without witnessing

What to look for in a company constitution

 In this episode of the DBA Lawyers Podcast, Daniel Butler, Director and Shaun Backhaus, Lawyer discuss what to look for in a company constitution and some of the value-added features of the DBA Lawyers’ constitution. It pays to obtain quality when obtaining a constitution, especially the many value-added strategies and features that you can [read more]

SMSFs and rent relief due to COVID-19 and how to make a BDBN without witnessing

Foreign purchaser duty and land tax — a complex web of State taxes

In this episode of the DBA Lawyers Podcast, Bryce Figot, Special Counsel and Shaun Backhaus, Lawyer, discuss the foreign purchaser duty and land tax surcharges that have been adopted by various states and territories. The foreign purchaser duty and land tax provisions are additional surcharges that, broadly, are applied to foreign persons purchasing residential property [read more]

SMSFs and rent relief due to COVID-19 and how to make a BDBN without witnessing

Understanding the DBA Lawyers SMSF deed

Bryce Figot and Daniel Butler provide you with an insight into the many value-added features of the DBA Lawyers SMSF deed. They are both wanting to ensure our adviser clients can provide the best service to their SMSF clients having a deeper understanding of the strategies that can be unlocked by using our SMSF deed. [read more]