Super rules may escalate elder abuse

20-Mar-2018|By Krystine Lumanta

SMSF practitioners need to arm themselves with education around the specifics of elder abuse as the recent changes too super may mean clients are holding more money outside of their fund, making them prime targets. At an SMSF Association loca.. Read More

Trustees still need ETF guidance


Despite the popularity of exchange-traded funds (ETF) in the SMSF sector, trustees continue to require education and guidance on the use of these investment instruments, a technical expert has said. Speaking at t.. Read More

Downsizer contribution timing vital


The timing of the downsizer contribution in superannuation is vital, particularly if the SMSF client qualifies for non-concessional contributions (NCC), according to a technical expert. SuperConcepts SMSF technic.. Read More

SMSF Association welcomes FASEA guidance


The SMSF Association has labelled the new Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) proposed guidance on education pathways for existing financial advisers as a crucial and positive step forward. &.. Read More

ATO outlines cryptocurrency tax risks


SMSF trustees and members transacting in cryptocurrencies need to be aware of the tax consequences and keep records of all cryptocurrency transactions, according to a recent ATO update. “In each case these .. Read More

Jailed Victorian SMSF auditor disqualified


The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has disqualified a Victorian SMSF auditor who was convicted of criminal offences and is serving time in prison. Nayanaka Arjuna Samarakoon was charged w.. Read More

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