Published on 12 Apr 2006
| Took place at Tattersalls Club, 181 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
Practitioners are increasingly called on to advise clients on an array of issues which arise when mortality comes into focus. Planning for the great certaintly in life - death - requires special skills in many areas and usually the co-operation of a number of professions. This seminar covers tricks and traps of establishing succession plans, the formalisation of the plan and its administration, legal issues which affect it and the growing importance of superannuation as a succession asset.
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In planning for death, either expected or unexpected, the aim is to ensure that the person's assets are able to be distributed in accordance with their wishes or intentions. This paper discusses the role of superannuation and the importance of ensuring that the amount of the benefits payable from the fund is sufficient to sustain the survivors for the period they would have remained as dependants. Topics covered include:
Tax effective superannuation before death
Death Benefits from superannuation
Benefit splitting and estate planning opportunities
Marriage/de-facto break ups
Bankruptcy, super and death
Family Provisions Act claims
Issues with self-managed superannuation funds and death of a member