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    Business & Corporate: What’s New? PEXA

    By Andrew Frank on 12/09/17 2:39 PM

    Frank Legal is now a member of PEXA.

    Topics: Property
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    Business & Corporate: Borrowing under your SMSF? Establish a bare trust before you sign

    By Andrew Frank on 27/07/17 3:01 PM

    The problem.

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    Business & Corporate: Your family trust is probably affected by the 'foreign persons' surcharge’.  Your Trust deed should be reviewed

    By Andrew Frank on 27/07/17 2:22 PM

    Family trusts are often created for the purpose of protecting assets and minimising tax liabilities. However, the Office of State Revenue (OSR) has recently made a ruling which will have the opposite effect, namely increasing potential tax liabilities for the beneficiaries of a Family Trust.  Family Trust Deeds which include ‘foreign persons’ in the list of beneficiaries are now liable for a Land Tax and Stamp Duty surcharge on sales or purchases of NSW residential land. 

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    Business & Corporate: Be Prepared – A motto for scouts and business owners alike

    By Andrew Frank on 27/07/17 12:17 PM

    In all aspects of business, preparation is key. This extends to selling your business. When thinking of selling your business, it is important to prepare before you seek a potential buyer.  This creates the best chance of reaching a profitable outcome.  

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    Business & Corporate: Own a shop? Look at these amendments to the Retail Leases Act

    By Andrew Frank on 27/07/17 11:38 AM

    Retail leases are governed by the Retail Leases Act 1994 ('RLA'). This Act promotes fair and effective leasing relationships between tenants and landlords.

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