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4 days ago

Trust distribution resolutions are essential documents that determine how the income and capital of a discretionary trust are allocated among beneficiaries. These resolutions must be carefully drafted to comply with legal requirements and to achieve the desired financial outcomes. Failure to properly execute these resolutions can result in significant tax implications and legal disputes.

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2 weeks ago

We’ve got some exciting news for you. The latest update on the Smarter SMSF platform introduces a fantastic new feature called Smarter Legal Review (SLR). This feature is a game-changer, allowing you to get top-notch legal advice from the super-experienced team at Hill Legal. Led by Chris Hill, a principal lawyer and accredited specialist SMSF adviser with over 15 years of experience in superannuation law, this team knows their stuff.

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3 weeks ago

As of July 1, 2023, the State Revenue Office updated the eligibility criteria for pensioners applying for stamp duty concessions, aligning the purchase price thresholds with that of the First Home Buyer exemption or concession.

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4 weeks ago

Property disputes are a common yet complex issue in Australia, often involving significant financial and emotional stakes. Whether it’s a boundary disagreement, a breach of contract, or a landlord-tenant conflict, resolving these disputes efficiently and effectively is crucial. At Hill Legal, we specialise in providing expert legal advice and representation to navigate the intricacies of property law and achieve favorable outcomes for our clients.

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1 month ago

In December 2023, substantial changes were made to property taxes in Victoria including Vacant Residential Land Tax (VRLT). From 1 January 2025, owners of residential property in Victoria that are vacant for more than six months in the previous calendar year are liable for the VRLT unless an exemption applies. ‘Holiday homes’ that comply with certain criteria are one of the key exemptions.

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1 month ago

Superannuation Policy Changes by Labor Government The Labor Government, despite its election promise to avoid major changes to...

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2 months ago

Understanding the Role of Estoppel in Estate Planning Estoppel plays a significant role in estate planning as it discards actions that...

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2 months ago

Contemplating accessing your deposit funds ahead of schedule? Before proceeding, let’s delve into the intricacies of early deposit...

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2 months ago

Following Government announcements in the Victorian Budget 2023-24 a Bill is currently before Parliament which will introduce tax reform...

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2 months ago

At Hill Legal, we understand the importance of business succession planning for the continuity and success of your business. Whether you...

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