Monthly Archives: July 2018

Is this Darwin’s cheapest Will?

How Much Have You Been Quoted to Get Your Will Done? A client came to me the other day and they had just been quoted over $1,500 to get their Will done. Understandably, they said to me: "That's unbelievable! All I want is something simple". So I suggested this person to have a look at…
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ATO attacks Trust Splitting; Resettlement Back on the Table

The arrival of TD 2018/D3 on Trust Splitting disrupts the pleasant calm around trust variations since TD 2012/21 when the ATO seemed to throw its hands in the air post-Clark and say that almost anything done in accordance with powers under a trust deed is not a resettlement. The draft ruling introduces a different approach…
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