Mark Marlow - Manager - Jones a

What Business Owners Should Be Focused On Leading Into Christmas

It is that time of year again, Christmas is fast approaching.  It is a happy time of year for most, however current issues aside (especially considering the impact on your … Read More

Insolvency Reforms to Support Small Business – Will You Be Eligible?

The Federal Government announced reforms in October 2020 aimed at assisting small business to restructure when they are in financial distress, which has been particularly evident during the Covid 19 … Read More

It doesn’t need to always end in bankruptcy?

Over the twenty-five (25) years that I have been advising individuals who have been in some form of financial difficulty, I believe between 15-20% of those bankruptcies to which I Read More

Bankruptcy & Self Managed Superannuation Funds – will you be able to continue to manage it?

Many individuals, in particular business owners, are now choosing to control the destiny of their superannuation through the use a Self Managed Superannuation Fund (“SMSF”). The Australian Taxation Office (“ATO”) … Read More

Should I transfer the family home – Beware!!

We are continually surprised by individuals who transfer ownership of their property (usually the family home) to a co-owner or family member for no consideration or for consideration of less

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Bankruptcy & Superannuation: Look Before You Leap

Individuals facing financial difficulties may think that making lump sum payments into their superannuation fund means that those funds will be “protected”’ in the event of the individual subsequently declaring Read More

Temporary Relief for Directors Personal Liability for Trading Whilst Insolvent

Readers may possibly recall that the Federal Government announced a raft of temporary relief measures in late March 2020, some of which were aimed at giving directors of companies’ confidence … Read More

COVID-19 – TEMPORARY RELIEF MEASURES

On 22 March 2020 the Government announced temporary relief for financially distressed companies, to help businesses get to the other side of the Coronavirus crisis. These provided a regulatory shield … Read More

Temporary Relief for Directors Personal Liability for Trading Whilst Insolvent

Readers may possibly recall that the Federal Government announced a raft of temporary relief measures in late March 2020, some of which were aimed at giving directors of companies’ confidence … Read More

Temporary Relief Measures for Financially Distressed Businesses Extended – Proceed with Caution

The Federal Government announced on 7 September 2020 a further extension to 31 December 2020 of temporary relief measures that were previously set to expire on 24 September 2020. Curiously, … Read More