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UPDATE: Unqualified electricians give themselves a shock!

The wheels of justice finally caught up with these two. Former pre-insolvency adviser Stephen O’Neill has been sentenced at Brisbane District Court to five years in prison with a non-parole period of 22 months, after pleading guilty to one charge of dealing in the proceeds of crime. Mr Narramore, who was also charged with dealing … Read more

RESPONDING TO A STATUTORY DEMAND- A MESSAGE WORTH REPEATING

Options: From the date you receive the statutory demand you have 21 days to respond to it by: a. Paying the debt; b. Reaching some resolution with the creditor; or c. Bringing an application to set aside the statutory demand. Preliminary steps: 1. You should firstly confirm the date the statutory demand was received and … Read more

Liquidate or Deregister?

Deregistering an inactive or dormant company is a relatively simple and inexpensive exercise. Before deregistering a company it is very important to take the time to consider whether the company truly qualifies for deregistration. The ASIC form requires you to make the following declaration: I declare that the statements below are correct. (a) All members … Read more