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How vulnerable are Aussie brands?

Your brand is the first thing your customers recognise you for, and the last thing they remember. Redchip hosted a gathering recently to share our ideas about an important conversation we believe business advisers should be having with their clients.

Express your interest for a complimentary invitation to Brisbane’s premier creative enterprise forum

Now in its fourth year, Creative Enterprise Australia’s Creative3 Forum is a full two-day experience offering a blend of interactive sessions, keynote speakers, hands-on workshops, networking events and evening festivities.

Meet our new associates

We see these four bright young individuals as key players in carrying our business into the future. Their promotion reflects our confidence and appreciation for their professionalism, hard work, diligence and dedication to the firm. They have all done an outstanding job and recognition of this kind is well deserved. Emily O’Brien Joining Redchip in 2010, […]

Project: Reach 1000 Kids

Redchip are proud to support director Peter McLaughlin in his endeavour to raise donations for 1000 Care Kits with charity Project: Love & Care by Easter. We are seeking your support to help Peter reach his goal!

Creating an enduring power of attorney

An important aspect of any Estate Plan is a valid Enduring Power of Attorney. This will allow your appointed Attorney to deal with your affairs as you intend and without restraint when you are unable or incapable of doing so yourself.

QLD asbestos management compliance

High level government plans to make Australia asbestos free and reduce the burden of asbestos related disease has resulted in major legislative reform. The rules governing asbestos management in Queensland have changed considerably and will now impact owners of all different types of commercial property.

Draft tax ruling not to be forgotten!

Following our redmail in June on the Commissioner’s draft ruling TR 2012/D1, we thought it timely to remind trustees that the ATO continues to explore the limits of what constitutes “income of the trust estate” in the context of Division 6 (ITAA 1936

Increasing Risk for Company Directors

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) are cracking down on directors in regards to unpaid PAYG and superannuation debts. Following on from the changes the ATO made to Director Penalty Notices in May of last year, a new legislation was passed on 29 June 2012 which further affects directors’ personal liability.

Goodbye Sustainability Declarations! Residential Real Estate Reforms

The amount of paperwork you are required to complete when selling your home is hefty to say the least. The strict paper trail that must be complied with puts a greater burden on sellers and agents already facing a monumental transaction.

Taxing times – retrospective peril for trustees

The ATO have issued a draft ruling – TR 2012/D1 – which expresses the ATO’s view of what constitutes “income of the trust estate” in the context of Division 6 (ITAA 1936). This ruling will significantly impact trustees and in particular the way income from trusts is distributed, and is particularly timely with the end of the financial year almost upon us.