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Tax 2024

End of financial year warning for pensions

Mike Taylor 24 June 2024

Townsends Law superannuation special counsel, Michael Hallinan reminds those receiving pensions from their SMSFs of the tax time requirements.

Now that the 2023/24 financial year is coming to a close, it will be necessary for individuals receiving pensions from their SMSFs, to ensure that the minimum pension requirement in relation…

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Catch-up contributions: Are they for you?

Mike Taylor 18 June 2024

This article by Townsends Law special counsel, Michael Hallinan considers the application of the “catch-up” contribution provisions:

– When they can be made?
– How much can be made?
– What happens if an excess of “catch up” contributions are made?


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How co-ownership may help kids buy a home

Financial Newswire Contributor | 4 December 2023There are sticking points, but Townsends Lawyers Brian Hor argues that co-ownership is one answer for helping kids own their own home.
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Is Co-Ownership a better way of helping kids become home-owners?

Financial Newswire Contributor | 29 September 2023Amid still-rising house prices, co-ownership has emerged as part of the answer to assisting children become home-owners.
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Downsizer contributions – another reform

Financial Newswire Contributor | 14 April 2023In this technical/education piece from Michael Hallinan he discusses the opportunity provided by the downsizer contribution regime.