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New borrowing rules for super funds

Posted on July 14th, 2008 in Articles

Want to buy that new factory in your SMSF? Don’t have enough cash? Pass all the tests and you possibly can. Recent changes to the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act (SIS) legislation now allow... Read full story

Trust Distribution Minutes – Oops!

Posted on July 14th, 2008 in Articles

A recent High Court decision sees a taxpayer with a big tax problem after he failed to correctly distribute income from a trust. Many taxpayers spend considerable time (and cost) with their advisors on... Read full story

Are your Wills effective?

Posted on July 14th, 2008 in Articles

Many new clients are surprised to learn that their most valuable assets are not covered by their Wills. Their Wills often fail to contemplate multiple mishaps. And sometimes…yes about 10% of business owners... Read full story

Efficient giving

Posted on July 8th, 2008 in Articles

A new alternative to establishing your own charitable trust looks set to change the face of philanthropy… Over the past five years, we have assisted several clients to establish their own charitable foundation. The... Read full story

Are trusts still the best structure?

Posted on April 28th, 2008 in Articles

Often, one of the first questions clients ask us is how their business should be structured. An inappropriate business structure can lead to significant tax leakage and other problems down the track and... Read full story

New Associate Director appointments

Posted on April 1st, 2008 in Articles

Six of the best! In recognition of their important contribution towards the firm, their team and their clients, Fordham have promoted six senior managers to the position of Associate Director in Business Services…The positions... Read full story

Exit options and the credit crunch

Posted on March 14th, 2008 in Articles

The period 2004 to 2007 will be marked in history as the period which saw extraordinary prices paid for private businesses. Flush with cash, the finance markets were hungry for mergers and acquisitions... Read full story

What is your business worth?

Posted on August 13th, 2007 in Articles

This is a question close to the heart of every business owner. Understanding the components of value can steer the owner toward a “value improvement strategy” that results in a substantially better exit... Read full story
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