Category: Services

How to safeguard future finances after a separation

Life after separation is not always predictable.  However, as our recent article illustrated, it is important to formalise property settlements to ensure future financial protection. A recent case has illustrated that the alternative can be…

Donations to political parties. What are the boundaries?

The Federal election is days away and the Victorian state election is also approaching. You may have made, or be considering, a financial donation to a political candidate or political party. Political donations are regulated…

Discretionary trusts back on ATO radar

On 22 February 2022 the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) released a Draft Taxation Ruling TR 2022/D1 (Draft Ruling) and Practical Compliance Guideline PCG 2022/D1 (Compliance Guideline) about the tax treatment of: trust entitlements arising out…

Good habits to protect your privacy

Personal information is information about who you are, what you do and what you believe. It can be information such as your name, date of birth, address or phone number, as well as other information…

Building trust in your business through good privacy practices

Important statistics published by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) demonstrate that protection of privacy and data is becoming more and more important to Australians. According to the OAIC, individuals are increasingly questioning…

Privacy Awareness Week 2022

At Kalus Kenny Intelex we value the privacy of our clients and take data protection seriously. This is why we are proud to support Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) for the fourth year running! PAW is…

Why it’s important to formalise family law property settlements

The 2022 decision of Radney & Radney [2022] FedCFamC2F 53, is a timely reminder about the importance of formalising family law property settlements, even where there is agreement and assets have already been divided -…

Your secret is safe with me

The most valuable assets in a business are often its confidential information and its employees. But what happens when an employee leaves and takes confidential information with them? Protection of confidential information must be a…

Motorsport enthusiasts rejoice! The GP is back on in Melbourne

Melbournians and motorsport enthusiasts alike are thrilled that the Australian Grand Prix 2022 is returning to Albert Park this week. KKI has extensive experience advising clients within the motorsport industry, and we’re no strangers to…

Preventing supply chain disputes

Australians are finally enjoying some relief from Covid-19 social restrictions, but major disruptions to supply chains across the globe continue. Since late 2019 we have seen the pandemic cause disruptions across a vast range of…

When do I have to apply for a Director ID?

Last year, we wrote about the introduction of the requirement for Australian directors to have a Director Identification Number (Director ID). This article outlined what a Director ID is, the time frames for when a…

Elder law – What’s the difference between a companion and domestic partner?

Elderly widowed parents are increasingly forming a bond with a companion to have company in later years of life. While companionship is important, especially for seniors, there can be repercussions for your estate planning. We…