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Transfer balance cap indexation - let the fun begin!

Transfer balance cap indexation – let the fun begin!

4 March 2021

The ATO has confirmed that, from 1 July 2021, the general transfer balance cap (currently $1.6 million) will be indexed to $1.7 million.

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Crime does not pay – injured claimant sent to jail

Crime does not pay – injured claimant sent to jail

1 March 2021

On 31 August 2020, Mr McLean pleaded guilty in the Brisbane Magistrates Court to 10 charges of dishonesty in relation to a claim for compensation made under the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003. On 19 November 2020, Mr McLean received a prison sentence for the offences.

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It Depends - Dealing with shares in a corporate trustee

It Depends – Dealing with shares in a corporate trustee

1 March 2021

In this week's edition of 'It depends', CGW Senior Associate Steven Jell talks us though how many shares to issue in a company that will be acting as trustee of a discretionary trust or superannuation fund.

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CGW recognised in 2021 Client Choice Awards

CGW recognised in 2021 Client Choice Awards

26 February 2021

Cooper Grace Ward has been named a finalist in the 2021 Client Choice Awards in the category of Best Law & Related Services Firm ($30 - $50 million revenue).

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