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4 Apr 2022

Director Penalty Notices –The ATO is Coming Out of Hibernation

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3 Feb 2021

January 2021 - Where's the Insolvency Tsunami?

This week saw the first appointment of a Restructuring Practitioner for a Company under the new Small Business Insolvency Law Reform...

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17 Jan 2021

2021 is here - Are Your Ducks in a Row?

Well, here we are in 2021, and goodness only knows what is going to happen this year! What we do know, however is that many of the...

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1 Nov 2020

5 Things Small Business Needs to Know about the Insolvency Law Reform

Please note that this is general advice only and anyone with specific queries can contact us directly for further discussion . There’s...

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26 Oct 2020

Will Melbourne's Reopening Bring Pleasure or Pain for Small Business

From 11:59PM tonight (27/10/20) Melbourne is reopening for business with retail, hospitality, entertainment and many small businesses...

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30 Aug 2020

Welcome to the August 2020 Edition of SMB Spotlight

Well it’s hard to believe that we are now well and truly into FY21 and things couldn’t look more different than they did this time last...

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17 Aug 2020

Identifying Directors - The New DIN Regime

On 12 June 2020, Legislation was passed to modernize Australia’s Corporate Registers, from which the new Director Identification Number...

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14 Jan 2020

Join Our Team

SMB Advisory is a specialist Chartered Accounting firm dedicated to providing distressed business advisory services to financiers,...

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8 July 2019

NAIDOC WEEK 2019 Voice. Treaty. Truth - Let's Work Together for a Shared Future

This NAIDOC Week (7-14 July 2019) has the theme “Voice. Treaty. Truth – Let’s work together for a shared future”. In my mind this is...

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24 Feb 2019

We're Hiring!

SMB Advisory is a specialist Chartered Accounting firm dedicated to providing distressed business advisory services to financiers,...

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5 Mar 2018

Statement to the Senate Legal & Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Earlier today I appeared before the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee to give evidence in relation to the...

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12 Feb 2018

Bankruptcy Amendment (Enterprise Incentives) Bill 2017 - SMB Submission

SMB recently lodged a submission to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee in relation to the Bankruptcy Amendment...

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11 June 2017

Bankrupts and International Travel - A Tale of Tinkler's Travel Triumph

You may have seen the case involving Nathan Tinkler and his Trustee in Bankruptcy with respect to Mr Tinkler’s application for travel[1]....

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27 Mar 2017

Sakr Nominees - Is It Really The Silver Bullet It's Made Out To Be?

By now, I’m sure most insolvency professionals have read numerous papers and articles on the New South Wales Court of Appeal judgement in...

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27 July 2016

Proposed Reduced Default Bankruptcy Period - Sledgehammer Syndrome?

As many of you are aware, the Federal Government, via its National Innovation and Science Agenda has proposed “Reducing the default...

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28 Apr 2014

The ATO Commissioner's Garnishee Powers

I am often asked what is the most common event or "red flag" that prompts a phone call from our Accounting and Business Advisory clients....

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9 Apr 2014

SMB Geelong Office

SMB is proud to announce further expansion with the opening of its Geelong office. Officially opening 1 April, our expansion into Geelong...

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24 Mar 2014

Creditors - Is Your Security At Risk?

Secured Creditors, looking to bankrupt a debtor need to be careful not to compromise or worse, inadvertently surrender their security....

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