Anecdotal evidence of poor CGT advice

23-May-2018|By Darin Tyson-Chan

A technical expert has expressed his concerns about the poor quality of advice some SMSF trustees have admitted to receiving with regard to the super reforms capital gains tax (CGT) relief provision. The new rules dictated that SMSF trustees .. Read More

Nearing the equities end game


Equities are under pressure on multiple fronts, including a potential trade war, tighter regulation of tech companies and disappointing economic data. Caution is critical in this environment and portfolio diversifica.. Read More

Imputation ban to change investing behaviours


The federal opposition’s policy to scrap excess imputation credit refunds, if implemented, would likely reduce the after-tax returns from Australian shares and, in turn, result in SMSFs changing their investmen.. Read More

SMSFs flee shares for commercial property


A volatile share market, low returns on cash and the combination of high prices and low yields for residential property have resulted in SMSFs turning to commercial real estate in droves, a new report has found. .. Read More

Advisers must consider super proceeds trust


SMSF advisers may have overlooked superannuation proceeds trusts previously, but they now need to be mindful of the structure due to the super reforms that came into effect from 1 July 2017, according to an industry .. Read More

Enforcement not panacea for all ills: ASIC


The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has warned investors about solely relying on the regulator’s enforcement powers to resolve issues of corporate misconduct. In response to a questi.. Read More

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