What is a Death Benefit Nomination

What is a Death Benefit Nomination

If you pass away, superannuation does not automatically form part of your estate. Depending on your super fund, the trustee will either pay your death benefit to your estate or use its discretion to decide who will be the beneficiaries unless you complete a binding...

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Social Security gifting rules

Social Security gifting rules

If you or your partner receives a payment from Centrelink or Veterans’ Affairs (DVA), in most cases, the amount you are eligible to receive depends on your level of assessable assets and income. To limit the potential for recipients of Government means-tested payments...

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HomeBuilders Grant

HomeBuilders Grant

Homebuilder Grant Update 6 May 2020 Yesterday the Prime Minister announced a time-limited grant program, which provideseligible owner-occupiers (including first home buyers) with a grant of $25,000 to build anew home or substantially renovate an existing home....

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CASUAL EMPLOYEE RULING UPDATE – 27 May 2020

CASUAL EMPLOYEE RULING UPDATE – 27 May 2020

Employers, YES, you have heard correctly… In the last week the Federal Court has made an unprecedented, landmark ruling confirming a casual mining worker employed by a labour-hire firm was entitled to be paid annual and sick leave entitlements. A decision that is...

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