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8
Sep

Divorce – Now the Taxman Wants a Share

Divorce is at the best of times a very challenging and emotional time, with the various parties seeking to extract themselves from the situation they are in.  Sometimes this process is relatively straightforward, however, unfortunately more often than not, the process is far from straight forward involving lawyers and significant...

8
Sep

2014 Federal Budget - Where Are We Now?

The 2014/15 Federal Budget handed down a number of months ago received a mixed reaction amongst commentators and was less popular with sections of the voting public. 

8
Sep

Cloud Accounting II

In the last edition of our newsletter, we outlined the benefits of utilising a cloud accounting package (“CAP”).  Broadly, a CAP allows businesses access to timely information from any internet enabled device to aid in a financial decision making process.

12
Aug

Breakfast of Champions

On Wednesday 6 August, ESV hosted an exclusive group of business owners for a Maccabi NSW Breakfast of Champions.

7
Aug

Succession Planning for your SMSF

When reviewing Estate Planning matters, such as your Will, Power of Attorney and Health Directives, it is important to also consider a succession plan for your SMSF.  While SMSFs often comprise a significant amount of a person’s overall assets, many people overlook this crucial step in their Estate Planning.

7
Aug

The Estate Tax Trap: Sting in the Tail for a US Passport Holder

Should you have a US passport, or have a spouse or family member who does, then your net wealth may be subject to US Estate and Gift tax.  This tax can spell financial disaster for citizens and non-citizens alike as the tax is as high as 40% of your asset...