July 3, 2017

Greater legal recognition of de factos and step-children changing estate planning

Several recent court cases dealing with disputes over deceased estates show changes in the way de factos and step-children are recognised under the law, with the […]
June 26, 2017

ATO to target rental property deductions

The Australian Taxation Office has warned that it will pay close attention to deductions for rental property costs this year, after identifying a large number of […]
June 26, 2017

Tighter lending conditions hit SMSF borrowers

Self-managed superannuation fund trustees using limited recourse borrowing arrangements to fund property investments are being caught up in current round of tightening of lending conditions for […]
June 19, 2017

Women need to put more into super

Men expect to have more than $470,000 in super at retirement, while women expect to have around $270,000, according to a new survey. The RaboDirect Super […]
June 19, 2017

What a residential property downturn might look like

If the current weakness in dwelling prices turns into a sustained downturn, residential property owners could seek values falls by as much as six or seven […]