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  • Tax Q&A: Transferring land titles into trusts

    Nov 02, 2017 My brother and I inherited a property in Melbourne after our father passed away in 2016. I would like to explore the option of transferring the title into two trusts – a family trust for my share, and a special disability trust for my brother.

  • Tax Q&A: What will the new CGT impacts be? Nov 02, 2017

    Got tax queries regarding your property investments and wealth creation strategies? Our experts are on hand to answer them

  • Tax Q&A: Can I claim CGT exemption for 6 years out of 12? Nov 02, 2017

    Can we claim an exemption for the six years out of the 12 years and, if so, when does it apply/not apply?

  • Tax Q&A: Does 'company title' add any tax complications? Sep 28, 2017

    We bought our company title duplex in June 2013 for $880,000, with the intention of it being our long-term place of residence. However, by the time the property settled a few months later, we were not in a position to move in, and therefore rented it out until June 2014. We then moved into the house and have lived there ever since.

  • Tax Q&A: Can the six-year rule be used to avoid paying GST? Sep 28, 2017

    We own no other property and have continued to live in our family home; however, we do pay all the bills, the owner’s rates and the land tax bill. Therefore, is her original home subject to CGT from 2005, or would she qualify for a partial exemption under the six-year rule?

  • Tax Q&A: CGT Discounts and the Six-Year Rule Sep 28, 2017

    We built a house, our first home, in 2009 and lived in it till July 2015. Then we bought another house elsewhere (a higher-value property than the first home) and moved into it in July 2015. Our first home is currently a rented property, which has been let out from July 2015 until now. We plan to sell the rented property.

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