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Lease vs Licence

Difference Between Lease And Licence: Why It Matters As William Shakespeare pondered centuries ago, “What’s in a name?” Shakespeare may have been prophetic – in a modern legal context, the name given to a document or agreement may not reflect its true nature. If you have permission to use someone else’s land for a particular … Read more

Family Law Act Section 75(2): Property Settlement Special Circumstances

Property Settlement Special Circumstances The third step in the four-step process that the Court generally applies to property settlements is to determine whether there are any special circumstances that require adjustment to the property settlement amount. These adjustments are usually based on each parties’ future needs. This step follows after the initial two steps of … Read more

How To Manage your Charity and Meet ACNC Requirements

A NSW charity recently had its charity status revoked by the national charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (the “ACNC”) following an investigation into the activities and operations of the organisation. The implications of this revocation are significant. Notably, the organisation’s Commonwealth charity tax concessions have been removed, being the fringe benefits tax … Read more