This paper was recently published in the February 2017 Tax Specialist Journal.
In an attempt to ease the burden on home owners, the Victorian Government recently announced a number of changes to Victorian stamp duty laws and the introduction of a vacancy tax.
A driver makes a WorkCover claim that they were injured while making a delivery to you, can WorkCover make you pay for that claim?
Lawyers often advise their clients that investigations into employee complaints that might lead to some form of litigation should be conducted under legal professional privilege, so that the report and associated documents can be withheld from being produced to a tribunal, if the employer so requires.
Powers of Attorney are an important part of estate planning.
Enduring Powers of Attorney are key estate planning instruments when deciding who will manage your financial, personal and medical affairs when you are no longer able to. They give your loved ones confidence that they are empowered to act on your behalf and in your best interest when required to do so.
What happens if you have an accident or become ill and are unable to make decisions for yourself? Who will decide what happens to your money, your housing and health care?