ATO offers record-keeping assistance

22-May-2017|By Darin Tyson-Chan

The ATO has notified advisers they can request information from the SMSF regulation body regarding their clients’ total superannuation balance in order to determine compliant contribution strategies in the lead-up to 1 July. While the A.. Read More

Two points key to resolution body success


The effectiveness of the new Australian Financial Complaints Tribunal announced in the 2017 federal budget will depend on the ultimate structure of the organisation, a technical expert in the industry has said. S.. Read More

LRBAs still have merit


Despite the federal government’s decision to include the outstanding balance of limited recourse borrowing arrangements (LRBA) in a member’s annual total super balance, advisers can still find opportuniti.. Read More

Specialist advice required immediately


The SMSF Association has urged trustees to seek specialist advice in order to make the most of the super reforms, as well as ensure their funds comply with the new regulations. “Time is running out. The cha.. Read More

BGL releases super reforms functionality


Specialist SMSF administrative software provider BGL Corporate Solutions has incorporated new functionality to assist practitioners service their clients regarding the capital gains tax (CGT) relief provisions contai.. Read More

High returns aren’t always best investment


High returns are always better, right? Unfortunately, SMSF and other investors who focus on average returns while ignoring the volatility of those returns may be setting themselves up for substantial long-term underp.. Read More

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