by Mark Goodson Property

The Bright-Line Test – an update

On 17 May 2015 the Government announced a new bright-line test with the purpose of taxing gains made from residential property sold within 2 years of purchase.   The test will…

by Mark Goodson

Buying a Franchise

You can now own everything from a café to a building company as a franchise.  While there are benefits to being part of a franchise group there are also significant…

by Mark Goodson Company/Commercial

9 Potential Legal Issues When Buying a Franchise

It is important to see your lawyer, along with other professionals (such as your accountant), before purchasing any type of business.  However, the importance of obtaining legal advice becomes even…