NSW Commercial Landlord Hardship Grant: Application close 31 May 2022

The NSW Government has announced that the commercial landlord hardship grant has been extended. Grants of up to $3,000 per month inclusive of GST, per property are available for eligible landlords who have provided rental waivers to affected tenants. Eligibility If you are a small commercial or retail landlord, you may be eligible for a […]
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Employer or Contractor

It’s important for all businesses to have systems in place to determine whether workers should be classified as employees or independent contractors, as tax, super and other government obligations a
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Starting a Business

There are 4 main types of business structures for doing business in Australia, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. A person can carry on business as a sole trader, partnership, trust and
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Press Release

Having worked for a range of first and second-tier law firms within Australia, Ledia brings a wealth of experience to the firm; both inside and outside the courtroom. To further her career, Ledia joins Harbourside at a time of exceptional growth, and her arrival adds additional talent to an existing team of legal experts.
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Debt Recovery

Debt Recovery post-COVID. Released 01, February 2021 The effects of the pandemic on businesses across Australia are well documented. Many have suffered quite badly: for some unfortunate ones, it has meant permanent closure.  Households have also suffered and though we have all done the best we can to hold on and get through the economic […]
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Ledia Hanna (LL.B), Laywer

Ledia Hanna graduated from Flinders University and was admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia in November 2013. Whilst at university, Ledia volunteered at the Women’s Legal Service (Adelaide) and worked as a Legal Clerk at criminal law chambers to gain practical experience. After graduation, Ledia then went on to practice […]
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Capital Gains Tax

Limit the Liability and Get the Right Advice.  20, October 2020 – Harbourside News The financial year-end has been and gone (again). How was your tax advice? When you consider the amount of time it takes to get all the information together, have preparation discussions with your accountant, and then wait for the dreaded call […]
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Residential, Commercial: Both or None – Leases

19, October 2020 ‘Taking Advantage of Kindness‘. Initial Enquiry A client attending our city offices distressed by the circumstances she had found herself in. Over the previous 18 months, the client, an elderly landlady owning several inner west apartments, had befriended a builder after completing some work at her residential property. They entered a contractual […]
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When Friends Become Litigants – Debt Recovery

16, October 2020 ‘Careful planning shortens the litigation process’ Initial Enquiry A client came to Harbourside Legal Commercial Services seeking help. His prized possession–a vintage car–had originally cost our client a substantial amount of money for restoration. A mechanic used to assist with some modifications, parked the car resulting in damage. The client and mechanic […]
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First Home Buyer Assistance Scheme. Are You Eligible?

The new scheme from 01, August 2020 until 31, July 2021 will enable those buying a home for the first time to be exempt from paying transfer duty. This applies to: New homes up to $800,000.00 Existing homes up to $650,000.00 Land valued up to $400,000.00 Buyers can also apply for a concessional transfer rate […]
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Business Law.

Starting a business – Five things to consider. Other than a strong will to succeed, starting a business takes courage and significant planning. So, what does this mean? Here are some tips to get you thinking. The first tip is a simple one… Tip #1 – Get sound, professional advice from trusted Advisors When I […]
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Is Cash Flow the King of Conversation?

Cash Flow. This important business metric is so much more than just a one-word-two-word conundrum (I prefer two myself)! So, what is it about these two words that make cash flow the King of Conversation?  Think about a body and all its components. Arms, legs, fingers and toes; even the hair on the head. They all exist […]
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DEBT RECOVERY SERVICES FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED BUSINESS (SMEs)

Debt Recovery Lawyer – Do I Need One? Debt Recovery can be a long and protracted exercise. So why not use an Expert Debt Recovery Lawyer to help you with the problem? This article explains more about the Debt Recovery process and seeks to flush-out the facts!   Four Reasons Why You Wouldn’t Use a […]
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