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10/02/2016

Are Employment Contracts a waste of time?

The accounting house built Employment Contracts for each of their accountants. The accounting house didn't waste time getting Employment Contracts for secretaries. Joanne joined the accounting firm as a secretary. She typed letters for the managing partner. She was instructed to send gifts to the client's wives. She was obliged […]
12/01/2016

Crowdfunding kills brokers – accountants and advisers take over

Bypassing the stockbroker, mum and dads, aided by the adviser and accountants can directly invest in public businesses and start-ups. The Crowd-sourced Funding Bill issues in a new stream of business for advisers and accountants to help Australians invest via equity crowdfunding. However, the proposed legislation is too restrictive. Only […]
04/01/2016

Tax by Stealth

Tax by stealth - the shameful growth of the Australian tax system The Australian tax system has changed significantly since the end of the 19th century. The six colonies raised the bulk of their tax revenue from selective customs and excise duties. The original design of the tax systems of […]
14/12/2015

Legal Consolidated commits AUS$1m to Australian Start Up School

14/12/2015

Dr Brett Davies judge on reality TV show “Start-Up School”

We have some exciting news at Legal Consolidated. Dr Davies is going to be a reality TV judge. Check out the trailer for the show below:
07/12/2015

Top 5 most read hints this week

One of the most unique features about our document building process is that each page has hints written personally by Dr Brett Davies and designed to assist the building process. Here are the top 5 most clicked hints: 1. From the Family Discretionary Trust - What is the difference between […]
02/12/2015

Accountants’ Exemption – who advises on your Super fund now?

(The link to the original Accountants' Exemption paper is here) Self-Managed Super Funds are big business - and still so after the Accountants' Exemption The number of SMSFs continues to increase. According to the ATO there were just over 528,000 SMSFs. There is $529 billion in assets. It is a big market. […]
07/11/2015

Disabled dad has $9m, two children and no Will – Statutory Will to the rescue

Statutory Will A Statutory Will is a Will written by the Court for you - before you die. Ten years ago Rolf suffered a 'near fatal' car accident. The Court said that from that moment on he had 'no testamentary capacity, no current Will and no real or even remote […]