Australian Tariff Classification Update

Classification of common household products is not as straightforward as it seems  What do baby wipes, vitamins, weight loss tablets and apple cider have in common? They have all been the subject of Australian legal decisions ...

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The keys are in the Porsche

Good transport operators always have their clients accept their carefully drafted terms and conditions, which usually acts to exclude liability for their negligence. In an industry where margins are tight, prices are often set on ...

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Update | Banking and Finance | February 2019

In this issue Royal Commission releases its final report Mutual sector announces review of Customer Owned Banking Code of Practice Banks have until July 2019 to comply with new Banking Code of Practice AFCA and the s...

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Private Business Exits

In the first of a four part video series, Principal Nick Miller provides practical advice for private business owners looking to exit. Watch now...

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Why the Wheelie Bin Tariff Classification Case is not a Load of Rubbish

A recent Federal Court case held that wheels for a wheelie bin should not be classified as part of a vehicle. The layman will say that this was stating the obvious, a wheelie bin is clearly not a vehicle. Customs brokers will see ...

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Director and Manager Liability for Customs Duty on Stolen Cigarettes

It is well-established law that if cigarettes are stolen from a licensed warehouse, the company that operates the warehouse will be liable for the duty on those cigarettes. However, in a decision that will worry many who work in l...

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