One of the various roles of an Executor is to make sure that all estate debts are paid. In particular, an Executor needs to make sure any tax liability of the deceased during their lifetime or of … [Read more...] about The Tax Man Cometh …….
If you are appointed as the executor of an estate, you have a number of duties cast upon you. They include: maximising the size of the estate for the beneficiaries; and preparing any … [Read more...] about HIT THE BRAKES … !
This is the eighth in our series of articles on the uncertainties of death. Myth – “I can make sure my ex has no contact with my children through a clause in my Will …. … [Read more...] about Can I draft my will to ensure my ex has no contact with my children?
So you have made a Will but where exactly is it? In the top drawer? In the filing cabinet where all the “important documents” are kept? In a box in the shed since the last time you moved … [Read more...] about Will the First Job for your Executor be a Game of “Hide and Seek”?
Summer in Australia is typically associated with sun, surf and cricket. The original Ashes urn, believed to contain the ashes of a burnt cricket bail, is presently in Melbourne, for only the third … [Read more...] about And you thought a game of cricket decides who gets The Ashes!