Time extension granted for annual returns


The ATO has announced it will extend the due date for lodgement of SMSF annual returns for 2016/17 to 30 June 2018. “We recognised there are some major new considerations and decisions for SMSFs and their a.. Read More

Active member test outdated


The SMSF Association believes legislative restrictions effectively compel Australians with an SMSF and who are temporarily living overseas to switch to an Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)-regulated f.. Read More

Total super balance key TBAR timing factor


The total super balance of the individual members of an SMSF is the determining factor of how often a particular fund will have to complete a transfer balance account report (TBAR), rather than the total super balanc.. Read More

Alignment poor between super, age pension


A lack of coordination exists between superannuation policy and social security policy, and the poor alignment between the age pension and superannuation is an example of this, according to the SMSF Association. .. Read More

Strategy trounces cryptocurrency hype


The right SMSF strategy can add up to a sizeable financial difference and should not be disregarded for the allure of bitcoin returns and other cryptocurrencies, an SMSF expert has warned. “Bitcoin fascinat.. Read More

Super tax consultation underway


Treasury has released a consultation paper covering two key super tax measures – limited recourse borrowing arrangements (LRBA) and non-arm’s-length income (NALI) – to support the integrity of the f.. Read More

DomaCom crowdfunding integrates with Domain


Fractional investment company DomaCom has announced an agreement with Domain to integrate the full range of Domain property listings into DomaCom’s crowdfunding platform in a bid to take it mainstream. The .. Read More

Higher-balance SMSFs lead in satisfaction


The SMSF segment leads in superannuation satisfaction among those in the higher-balance bracket, but industry funds lead them and retail funds in the lower-balance segments, according to Roy Morgan research. Roy .. Read More

Asset test changes hit middle-income earners


Changes to the asset test rules for the age pension have had “significantly adverse and presumably unintended consequences” and dissuade middle-income wage earners from saving, according to the SMSF Assoc.. Read More

Welcome to 2018


Selfmanagedsuper would like to welcome back all of its readers for 2018 and share some exciting new developments with them. Starting today, the selfmanagedsuper newsletter will be published four times a week onli.. Read More

Legitimate early release of super under review


Revenue and Financial Services Minister Kelly O’Dwyer has announced Treasury will review the rules controlling the early release of superannuation on severe financial hardship and compassionate grounds. The.. Read More

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