Div 7A & unpaid present entitlements
Moira Merrick CA, DeloitteTR 2009/D8 has been released. It defines how Division 7A can apply to unpaid trust distributions owing to private companies.
Purchase price allocation & impairment
Simon Dalgarno FCA, Leadenhall VRGSignificant reductions in values for companies came from the international economic downturn. Companies must now recognise value reductions.
Professor Neville Norman, Melbourne UniversityMore growing pains than slowing pains for business, as the economy picks up in 2010.
Where should I invest?
Saul Eslake, Grattan InstituteDon't ignore the "boring old banks" - they may be the best place for your investment funds over the next two to three years
Talking about the generations
Mark McCrindle, McCrindle ResearchDo you know the ABC of generations X, Y and Z? Better do your homework, before it's too late!
Mark Wilkinson, Deloitte PrivateMembers and trustees of SMSFs have had their problems but opportunities are ahead
Family trusts in 2010, part two
Michael Jones CA, Cummings Flavel McCormackChanges are coming to how the ATO treats the taxation of family trusts -- stay in touch with your accountant.
Elio D'Amato, Lincoln Stock DoctorThe current reporting season may seem a little humdrum after last year's, but there are good bargains to be found by the shrewd investor.
Lorraine Pirihi, The Productivity QueenImproving productivity can be a simple process - here's a three-step plan for success.
Winning ways in family business
Darren Bourke, Business InfluenceRunning a family business isn't always easy - a checklist of do's and don'ts can help things run smoothly.