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A matter of trusts: Use of child maintenance trusts in family breakdowns

Published on 01 Jul 11 by "TAXATION IN AUSTRALIA" JOURNAL ARTICLE

Sections 102AG and 102AGA of the ITAA36 provide an exception to the usual taxing of minors' income at punitive rates in the case of family breakdown. A child maintenance trust may be advantageous to taxpayers with maintenance obligations. Careful drafting of the trust deed is required to meet the obligations of s 102AG.

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Naomi Pavlakis
Naomi works for Harwood Andrews Lawyers. Current at 01 July 2011 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Naomi PAVLAKIS.
 
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