Outsourcing solutions for busy legal firms
We understand that as a commercial law firm you may from time to time incorporate new companies on behalf of your clients. Have you considered the time, costs, and administrative burden involved in performing this task in-house? Why not simplify your workflows and outsource to the company registration specialists? Read on...
Does a business name protect your brand?
A business name does not give you exclusive trading rights over the name of your business. The obligation to register a business name is a legal obligation which is entirely separate to any steps that business owners may take to protect any intellectual property rights in a name or brand, such as registering a trade mark. Read on...
Lost or destroyed family trust deeds?
Invariably there will be times where documents get lost or destroyed. If this happens and you need to replace a lost deed, then we can arrange a deed of confirmation through our lawyers. It is, however, essential that you try and locate a copy of the document first because of the potential difficulties involved. Read on...
Company Compliance Made Easy
How much time, costs or administrative burden are you spending to keep on top of your corporate registry obligations with ASIC? If you would rather focus time on your organisation’s core activities then you should consider outsourcing your corporate registry maintenance to ABN Australia. Read on...
March 2018 Update
State governments are making it more expensive for foreign ownership of land through family trusts, whilst SA farmers continue to benefit. ASIC reaffirms its commitment to company compliance, whilst we have some announcements and product updates of our own. Read on...
Foreign Person Surcharge & Family Trusts
Victoria, Queensland, NSW, and South Australia have all imposed foreign person surcharges on Stamp Duty and/or Land Tax, with Western Australia due to follow in 2019. Each state has its own legislation which deal with how these surcharges apply to Family Trusts and their respective beneficiaries. Read on to find out how it affects your family trust deeds.
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An overview of trusts in Australia
Trusts are a fundamental element in the planning of business, investment and family financial affairs. Although trusts are commonplace, they are frequently misunderstood. There are many examples of how trusts figure in everyday transactions.