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Informal COVID-19 Wills: Update from the Supreme Court

Many people have been understandably concerned about making their wills and other important documents during the pandemic, especially when these documents require signing in someone’s presence. Something seemingly easy to do, comes with significant struggles in the current climate. [...]

2020-04-24T04:25:11+00:00April 24th, 2020|

3 May 2020 deadline for objection to your land tax valuation

On 4 March 2020 the Queensland Valuer-General issued land valuations for 21 local government areas (including Brisbane and the Gold Coast). These valuations affect the Land Tax and council rates you pay.  If you disagree with your valuation, your [...]

2020-04-16T06:49:32+00:00April 16th, 2020|

Land tax relief for landlords and tenants – COVID-19

Following the recent announcements by the National Cabinet, the Queensland Government has revealed a $400 million dollar land tax relief package to support landlords and tenants during the COVID-19 pandemic. What does the COVID-19 land tax relief package include? [...]

2020-04-15T03:08:16+00:00April 15th, 2020|

Instalment Contracts – the hidden menace to property Sellers

Have you ever wondered why it is commonly accepted that a Deposit on a property contract should never exceed 10%* of the Purchase Price? The answer is: to prevent the contract from becoming an “instalment contract”. What is an “instalment [...]

2020-03-11T21:42:35+00:00March 10th, 2020|

New Verification of Identity Standards introduced

Recently, new Verification of Identity standard were introduced for signing Titles Office forms. These Titles Office Forms are necessary to complete many property transactions in Queensland, including conveyances, leases and mortgages. When an individual signs Titles Office Forms (for [...]

2019-11-22T02:42:12+00:00November 22nd, 2019|

‘Key Person’ planning, because no one is ‘youer’ than you

There is no one alive who is Youer than YouDr Suess Commonly, we are too busy to live in anything but the moment. Business is disrupted by so many things on a day to day basis. A primary example would [...]

2019-10-31T02:06:24+00:00October 31st, 2019|