Blended families and the 1 November 2017 changes to succession legislation

On 1 November 2017, the Administration and Probate and Other Acts Amendment (Succession and Related Matters) Act 2017 (the Amending Act) came into operation.   1.    Intestacy In Victoria, if a person dies without a valid Will (intestate), or with a valid Will but such Will does not deal with all of their assets (partially […]

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Are you ready for the new Superannuation laws to take effect on 1 July 2017?

The proposed changes are very complex as is evidenced by the colossal amount of explanatory material, compliance guidelines and legislation which the government has issued since the changes were announced.   How do the changes affect me? The most significant change is the imposition of a transfer balance cap (TBC), which will impose a $1.6 […]

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