deceased estate

Becoming the executor of a deceased estate

There comes a time in many people’s lives when they are appointed the executor of a deceased estate. Even in the simplest of estates, though, the responsibilities involved can be quite onerous – and getting things wrong can make even the executor personally liable. It’s therefore normally recommended to get professional assistance with this task.

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ATO offers hand on deceased client information access conundrum

There was one stand-out problem that was identified early in relation to the closure of the tax agent portals and its replacement with the Online Services for Agents facility. The problem was the issue of tax practitioners being legally unable to access deceased taxpayers’ information through the new online services even though the taxpayer had been

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Overview of estate planning and testamentary trusts

Estate planning involves developing a strategy to deal with assets after a person dies – with the legal instruments and structures, such as a will, put in place to transfer the ownership of these assets in the event of death. Estate planning and testamentary trusts Tax is a major consideration in estate planning, and strong

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