No major issues with SMSFs and reserves

15-Mar-2018|By Malavika Santhebennur

The ATO SMSF Regulator’s Bulletin (SMSFRB) on the use of reserves by SMSFs is not an indication that systemic issues have been identified, nor is it in response to a spike in the use of reserves by SMSFs, according to the tax office. Ou.. Read More

Gale appointed to Harper Bernays board


Harper Bernays has announced Andrew Gale will be joining its board as a non-executive director. Gale recently stepped down as chair of the SMSF Association after serving a two-year term. The private investme.. Read More

Praemium feeds added to Simple Fund 360


BGL Corporate Solutions has announced the release of a new automated data feed with managed account provider Praemium, available on its Simple Fund 360 SMSF software. The data feed uses BGL’s SmartPost II t.. Read More

Reversionary TRIS draft removes Centrelink risks


The recent draft laws on reversionary transition-to-retirement income streams (TRIS), if enacted, will eliminate the adverse result of decreasing the reversionary beneficiary’s chance of receiving Centrelink be.. Read More

SMSFs like diversification from ETFs


Diversification is still the major factor motivating SMSF members to invest in exchange-traded funds (ETF), the latest market research has shown. The “BetaShares/Investment Trends 2017 Exchange Traded Funds.. Read More

First home super saver measure overlooked


SMSF advisers must think outside the square when it comes to opportunities surrounding the First Home Super Saver Scheme (FHSSS) and remain vigilant for unexpected scenarios, according to DBA Lawyers. DBA Lawyers.. Read More

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