Briony Hutchens

Passing Control of a Discretionary Trust to the Next Generation

November 7, 2018

Discretionary trusts have long been the go-to vehicle for advisors when setting up a structure for their clients. The principal reasons for this...

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Another Award for one of our Tax “Gurus”

July 4, 2018

DW Fox Tucker is proud to announce our own Briony Hutchens is the recipient of the 2017 KPMG Prize for ‘the best performance...

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DW Fox Tucker Talent Rises to Receive “Best Lawyers” Awards

April 13, 2018

Once again the “Best Lawyers” awards has recognised DW Fox Tucker’s pool of outstanding legal talent. As the oldest and one of the...

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March 26, 2018

Argiro v Lagozino [2017] SASC 160 In a nutshell: Will making – where loss of testamentary capacity is a precursor to a statutory...

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Broadening the CGT Relief for Separating Couples

October 31, 2017

Beware the tax man! In Family Law, it is not a new concept for separating couples to attract CGT exemption (roll‑over relief) when...

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It can be a Crime to not Lodge Your Returns!

October 31, 2017

Don’t let it happen to you. Another financial year has ended and it is that time of year again when taxpayers start turning...

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2017-18 State Budget Changes for Acquisitions of Property in South Australia

October 31, 2017

The 2017-18 South Australian State Budget, handed down on 22 June 2017, contained a number of changes that have implications for persons acquiring...

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Super Reform: Are You Ready For 1 July?

June 22, 2017

The much publicised superannuation reforms are set to commence from 1 July 2017. While these may not have a significant impact for some,...

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Staff Profile: Briony Hutchens

June 22, 2017

An Accomplished All-Rounder… in the Office, in the Kitchen & on the Slopes. Having access to a great lawyer like Briony, who can...

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Foreign Resident CGT Withholding – Important Changes

May 18, 2017

The foreign resident CGT withholding tax rules have been in effect since 1 July 2016.  A more detailed analysis of these rules can...

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DW Fox Tucker’s Finest Bring Home “Best Lawyer” Awards… Again!

April 18, 2017

Another year, another esteemed “Best Lawyers” awards from the Australian Financial Review, which recognises outstanding talent, achievement and service across the whole spectrum...

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Taxation of Earnouts

December 16, 2016

In broad terms, a standard earnout arrangement is one where a vendor sells their business and receives for that sale consideration which includes...

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Foreign Resident CGT Withholding

December 15, 2016

Foreign Resident Capital Gains Tax Withholding Regime The foreign resident CGT withholding tax regime inserted into the Taxation Administration Act 1953  has been...

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2016-17 South Australian State Budget – Good News for Taxpayers

July 11, 2016

On 7 July 2016 the South Australian Government handed down the 2016-17 Budget.  The budget contained a number of favourable taxation measures, some...

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Sale of Land on or After 1 July?

July 1, 2016

Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding Payments Regime From today amendments to the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth) (“Act”) that impose a stringent new...

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Trustees Holding “With no Survivorship”

May 26, 2016

Is it needed? When you hold land in a trust, the trust is not noted on the register at the Lands Titles Office...

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Land Tax

May 26, 2016

Land held on behalf of two or more family trusts – aggregation principle On 25 February 2016 the Commissioner of State Taxation issued...

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Stamp Duty Amendments

May 26, 2016

Effect on business sales and unit transfers In our Winter Report we wrote about the Government’s announcement in the 2015/2016 budget that it...

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The World of Superannuation is Changing

May 6, 2016

The 2016 Federal Budget is set to transform the ways in which Australia uses and plans for superannuation savings. If the budget is...

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Well Recognised! Seven of Australia’s Best Lawyers

March 2, 2016

Another ‘win’ for our clients When this year’s prestigious Best Lawyers in Australia list was released on Friday 26 February, it once again...

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State Tax Reform

September 7, 2015

Corporate reconstructions and transfers of property within a corporate group The Budget 2015 reforms to State taxes make corporate reconstructions easier with effect...

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Resolutions to Distribute Trust Income

June 19, 2014

Trustees of discretionary trusts are required to resolve (either through minutes of a meeting or by ordinary resolution) before 30 June each year...

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‘SuperStream’ Changes To Superannuation Funds

March 13, 2014

From 1 July this year the way employers interact with superannuation funds to which they make contributions will change.  The Government’s ‘SuperStream’ changes...

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