ATO offers record-keeping assistance

22-May-2017

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.. Read More

ATO offers record-keeping assistance

22-May-2017

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.. Read More

Two points key to resolution body success

22-May-2017

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

22-May-2017

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

22-May-2017

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

22-May-2017

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

22-May-2017

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

SMSFs pursuing high yield on property P2P

17-May-2017

Peer-to-peer platform for real estate debt Peer Estate has identified its SMSF users are showing a strong preference for opportunities that offer higher returns. Peer Estate chief executive Adam Broder revealed t.. Read More

Financing for NCCs offered to SMSFs

17-May-2017

Gresham Partners has designed a solution that allows superannuants to make a significant contribution to their fund before the 1 July super changes come into force. The Gresham Super Solution (GSS) allows members.. Read More

First home salary sacrifice sums unclear

17-May-2017

The amount of money that can be allocated to the First Home Super Savers Scheme requires clarification to allow proper compliance with and execution of the initiative, an SMSF strategy specialist has said. &ldquo.. Read More

SMSFs significantly ramp up benefit payments

17-May-2017

SMSF trustees boosted their benefit payments in the March quarter as a way of taking advantage of the current rules around non-concessional contribution (NCC) caps, the latest SuperConcepts “SMSF Investment Pat.. Read More

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