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2024
26
Feb

Important Employment and Workplace Changes

By: Sabrina Austin

The Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023, which sought to make significant changes to Australia’s employment and workplace…

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2023
18
Dec

Mahoneys supports the medical industry

By: Mahoneys

This year Mahoneys had the privilege of supporting the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and The Professional Medical Practice…

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27
Nov

Boosting a physician’s financial health

By: Mahoneys

Last weekend over 480 physicians registered to hear Mahoneys’ Partner Antony Harrison; Paul Copeland and Scott Montefiore (William Buck); and…

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06
Oct

Antony Harrison celebrates 25 years as an Australian lawyer

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys would like to congratulate Antony Harrison on achieving a significant professional milestone – 25 years as an Australian lawyer.…

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27
Sep

Important Payroll Tax Webinar

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys’ Partner Antony Harrison recently joined Paul Copeland (William Buck) to provide an overview of recently issued Payroll Tax Rulings…

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21
Sep

Payroll Tax: Qld Ruling assists medical practices

By: Antony Harrison

The Qld State Revenue Office (Qld SRO) has issued a significant ruling that will result in a large number of…

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21
Sep

Save yourself a world of pain with a shareholders agreement

By: Antony Harrison

With ventures involving more than one person, lawyers, accountants and financial advisors will usually recommend some form of shareholders agreement.…

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14
Sep

Favourable payroll tax ruling to be issued next week

By: Mahoneys

The Queensland Government has just announced that a tax ruling will be issued next week to make it clear that,…

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08
Sep

Starting a Group Private Practice with Colleagues

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys’ Partner Antony Harrison recently joined other industry experts to discuss what legal, accounting, and operational requirements need to be…

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31
Jul

Optimising a physician’s financial affairs when transitioning into retirement

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys’ Partner Antony Harrison recently joined Angela Jeffrey, Scott Montefiore (William Buck) and Chris Mariani (Medical and General Risk Solutions),…

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07
Jun

Optimising a physician’s financial affairs

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys Partner Antony Harrison recently joined Julie O’Reilly, Scott Montefiore (William Buck), Tracey Gardiner (TG Property Solutions) and Drewe Barrett…

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19
May

Starting a private medical practice

By: Mahoneys

Earlier this week Mahoneys Partner Antony Harrison joined Angela Jeffrey, Scott Montefiore and Eric Flammang (William Buck) and a room…

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28
Apr

Starting a private medical practice

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys Partner Antony Harrison recently joined Paul Copeland (William Buck), Scott Montefiore (William Buck) and Chris Mariani (Medical & General…

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15
Mar

Thomas & Naaz update: Court of Appeal suggests mechanism where payroll tax is not payable!

By: Antony Harrison

Many medical practices haven been apprehensively waiting for the NSW Court of Appeal decision of Thomas and Naaz Pty Ltd…

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03
Mar

Changes to the unfair contract term regime commence this year

By: Nicola Whalley

Companies should be aware of changes to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (CCA) coming into effect this year…

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27
Feb

Payroll tax amnesty for GPs – what does it mean?

By: Antony Harrison

The recent ruling on payroll tax and its application to medical practices has caused quite the flurry within the industry.[1]…

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27
Feb

Mahoneys closes $10m capital raise for tech start-up

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys recently assisted a technology start-up raise $10M in capital from local investors. This capital raise reflects the confidence in…

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21
Feb

Mahoneys advises on >100m acquisition of tech business

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys recently advised a significant shareholder of a Queensland-based technology company on their $100m plus acquisition by a listed international…

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2022
09
Nov

Protecting the family home

By: Sabrina Austin

Purchasing the family home is one of the most significant investments most couples will make. When it comes to deciding…

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04
Nov

A director can be personally liable for knowing something, even if they didn’t know

By: Sabrina Austin

When a director makes a decision, they have to do so in the best interest of the company. They can’t,…

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25
Oct

Interplay between asset protection and estate planning

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys Partner Antony Harrison recently joined Paul Copeland (William Buck), Scott Montefiore (William Buck) and Chris Mariani (Medical and General…

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06
Oct

Buying into a dental practice

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys’ Partner Antony Harrison  recently joined Angela Jeffrey (William Buck) and Colin Taylor (BOQ Specialist) to provide Australian Dental Association…

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06
Oct

Deadline for obtaining a Director Identification Number

By: Mahoneys

In June 2020 the Federal Government passed new laws requiring every director obtain a Director Identification Number (or DIN). This…

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28
Sep

Asset protection for doctors

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys’ Partner Antony Harrison recently joined Paul Copeland (William Buck), Scott Montefiore (William Buck) and Chris Mariani (Medical and General…

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03
Aug

Individuals signing deeds electronically – in which states?

By: Sabrina Austin

During the peak of COVID, most states and territories implemented temporary legislation allowing individuals to sign documents electronically. Since the…

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25
Jul

Medical Practice Payroll Tax Decision: Thomas and Naaz Appeal Upheld

By: Sabrina Austin

In October 2021, Mahoneys wrote an article on the NSW decision of Thomas and Naaz Pty Ltd v Chief Commissioner…

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03
Jun

Joining a private practice – legal considerations

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys lawyer Rhys Williamson recently joined other industry experts for a Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) webinar focused on…

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22
Mar

Contractor or employee? Your contract should spell it out

By: Sabrina Austin

Background In February this year, the High Court handed down two significant rulings in relation to both contractors and employees.…

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21
Mar

Mandatory Director Identification Number – approaching deadlines

By: Nicola Whalley

If you are a company director, or thinking of becoming one, you must now obtain a director identification number (or DIN). The…

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01
Feb

Celebrating 20 years in business

By: Mahoneys

Today marks a significant milestone in the firm’s history – it is 20 years since Mahoney Lawyers commenced trading.   …

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2021
07
Dec

Strategies for boosting financial wealth

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys Partner Antony Harrison recently joined Paul Copeland (William Buck Accountants), Scott Montefiore (William Buck Qld) and Chris Mariani (Medical…

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25
Oct

Important Medical Practice Payroll Tax Decision

By: Antony Harrison

Thomas and Naaz – the latest court case and what medical practices need to know. Authors: Antony Harrison and Sabrina…

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27
Sep

Starting a private practice

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys partner Antony Harrison recently presented on The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) webinar focusing on the benefits, challenges and…

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01
Sep

Starting a private practice

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys partner Antony Harrison recently presented to a room full of specialists at the Gold Coast Private Hospital (GCPH) on the…

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13
Aug

Technology and the Corporations Act: recent amendments and what they mean for you

By: Sabrina Austin

The Australian Government is in the process of amending the Corporations Act so that companies can use technology to hold…

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08
Jul

Change to casual employment arrangements

By: Cath Champion

Recent amendments to the Federal Fair Work Act 2009 have changed the workplace entitlements and obligations for casual employees. The…

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24
Jun

Mahoneys presents to RACP members

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys Partner Antony Harrison recently joined Paul Copeland (William Buck), Scott Montefiore (Hillross Montefiore & Co) and Chris Mariani (Medical…

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16
Jun

Amendments to the Franchising Code: what it means for you

By: Sabrina Austin

From 1 July 2021, changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) [1] will be rolled out to address the…

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22
Mar

How to gift your wealth

By: Mahoneys

Last week Mahoneys Partner Antony Harrison sat down with the Professional Medical Practice to discuss the options that a person…

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09
Mar

Setting up a private medical practice

By: Mahoneys

Last week Mahoneys Partner Antony Harrison joined Paul Copeland (from William Buck) and Scott Montefiore (from Hillross Montefiore & Co)…

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2020
05
Nov

Payroll Tax Alert

By: Antony Harrison

The AMA (NSW) has reportedly recently been in touch with its members to warn of payroll tax audits and the…

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04
Nov

A duty exemption for small business restructures – at last!

By: Antony Harrison

Initially published 4 November 2020. Updated following OSR expansion issued on 21 July 2021. One of the biggest problems with…

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24
Mar

Asset protection: the banks and what you need to know about structuring your financial affairs

By: Antony Harrison

At Mahoneys, our Commercial Lawyers are seeing a growing number of clients coming to us for help after being told…

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04
Mar

What health care practices should consider when engaging practitioners

By: Rhys Williamson

There are a number of ways health care practices can structure their business and engage health care practitioners to work…

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2019
26
Nov

The serviced office model and payroll tax exposure: What medical practices need to know

By: Antony Harrison

A recent court decision in Victoria is a timely reminder for medical and allied health practices operating under a shared…

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12
Jul

Medicare shared debt “claw back” scheme

By: Antony Harrison

The way that medical rooms are managed, and in particular – how Medicare benefits have been claimed – has changed…

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2018
22
Nov

Medical practice structuring and home ownership

By: Antony Harrison

Structuring your medical practice to protect the family home Are you a medical practitioner? Trading as a trust may be…

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2017
23
Mar

Buyer beware: the definition of a ‘foreign person’ goes further than we think for duty and land tax purposes

By: Antony Harrison

You may have heard that some states in Australia have introduced a duty and/or land tax surcharge for foreign persons…

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