Published on 06 Aug 13
by QUEENSLAND DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
Can you still protect your client’s assets? In recent times there have been numerous developments which have challenged the effectiveness of trust structures and the ability to protect your assets. When it comes to asset protection there is no “one size fits all”. Clients in the same profession can have completely different risk profiles and family dynamics. Is there still hope for those at risk?
This paper covers:
- protecting both business and family assets
- the importance of powers of attorney
- bankruptcy clawback rules
- Family Court distinction between property of a marriage and a financial resource
- 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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23 May 2017