Superannuation & Elder Law

When a person is making a provision for superannuation, it’s usually done via a trust and in such a circumstance, a trustee, trust property and beneficiaries are the general characteristics of provisions of such nature. Because superannuation is an express trust, the normal laws regarding such an area will be applicable, unless statute excludes or modifies such provisions. Because there are many elements associated with superannuation, it helps to obtain the services of a lawyer who will be able to assist with superannuation and there are many throughout Australia who can be found via the FindLaw Directory.


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Over 400 individuals and companies convicted for tax and super offences

Date: 11 Dec 2012, Filed under: Superannuation & Elder Law, Taxation law

In the last quarter, 465 individuals and companies were convicted for tax and superannuation criminal offences resulting in over $1.56 million in fines...

Paul Keating calls for Government longevity insurance fund

Date: 30 Nov 2012, Filed under: Banking & Finance, Superannuation & Elder Law

In an address to the ASFA 2012 National Conference, former Prime Minister Paul Keating called for the establishment of a Government-administered longevity...

Early access to SMSF money included in taxpayer's assessable income

Date: 14 Nov 2012, Filed under: Superannuation & Elder Law, Taxation law

The AAT has upheld the Commissioner's decision to count money withdrawn from a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) in breach of the SIS Act as part...

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TRISs and Traps

Date: 17 May 2017, Filed under: Superannuation & Elder Law, Superannuation

From 1 July 2017, the tax exemption for transition to retirement income streams (TRIS) will end. That change was effected by the superannuation reforms...

How can I change or revoke my will? A general introduction

Date: 23 Jan 2017, Filed under: Superannuation & Elder Law, Wills, Succession Planning, Administration of Estates, Wills, Estates and Succession Planning Law

We here at FindLaw have consistently emphasised the importance of creating a valid will – especially if you have substantial assets, and beneficiaries....

Retirement Living and Aged Care Accommodation Incentives

Date: 20 Oct 2016, Filed under: Superannuation & Elder Law

Queensland’s population aged 65 and over is accelerating and the demand for retirement living is set to double by 2027. With this large demographic shift...


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