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Deceased estates: A practical perspective paper


This paper covers:

  • practical issues for the professional executor
  • death & the will
  • securing the assets
  • probate, collection of assets & paying debts
  • joint tenants vs. tenants in common
  • deceased estate, income tax obligations and the distribution of assets
  • income tax
  • accounts
  • present entitlement
  • absolute entitlement and specific entitlement
  • concessional tax rates
  • equalisation/adjustment clauses
  • capital gains tax 
  • main residence exemption
  • losses - capital and revenue
  • life tenancies
  • family provision claims
  • companies
  • Division 7A issues
  • discretionary testamentary trusts
  • court-authorised wills.

Author profile

Loreena Gillon CTA
Loreena Gillon, CTA, is the Director of Arithmos Chartered Accountants, a niche chartered accounting firm operating in West Perth, and has done so for the past 24 years. Arithmos Chartered Accountants has a client base representing a number of professions, all of whom operate & manage their business affairs through various structures, including Trusts and Self Managed Superannuation Funds. Prior to establishing her chartered accounting practice Loreena worked for accounting firms in the business services area. Loreena’s area of special interest is Deceased Estates, and she is a regular presenter for a number of professional bodies. - Current at 08 November 2021
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