Published on 19 Jul 13
by QUEENSLAND DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
With litigation becoming more common, more complex family arrangements and different business structures require an increased focus on protection and preservation of clients’ wealth. This paper highlights the key factors for practitioners to assist clients in protecting their assets from family disputes and trustees in bankruptcy including:
- family asset protection
- Kennon v Spry and subsequent cases
- personal asset protection vs business assets and business continuity impact
- powers of Attorney, inheritance rules, CGT and testamentary trusts.
Brian of Richards Advisory has specialised in providing taxation advice to accounting and legal practitioners in respect of a wide range of business clients for approximately 40 years. His particular taxation specialty areas include business restructuring, intellectual property transactions, CGT issues and tax planning matters. As a taxation specialist, Brian has extensive academic and other lecturing experience.
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12 April 2017