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Whilst the concept of trusts has been around for hundreds of years, the use of modern trusts as we know them in Australia today gained popularity in the late 1970s. Whilst the use of trusts today is common, understanding of their complexity is not....

The stamp duty rules vary from state to state in Australia. In Victoria for example the transfer of a business and its related assets is not subject to stamp duty whereas it is dutiable in some of the other states....

Because of the concessional treatment that is available to active assets under the small business capital gains tax concessions in Australia under our current tax provisions, particular importance and consideration needs to be given to the type of entity that should house the particular capital...

The key objecting in structuring, when considering asset protection, is to segregate the high-risk business assets from investments accumulated by the family.   In some cases however, it may not always be possible to completely eliminate risk.   At Boss Private Clients, our role is to consider and action the...