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Compliance

ECPI under the super reforms

16-Oct-2017

The new rules regarding exempt current pension income are complex with significant flow-on effects to other SMSF areas. Daniel Butler and William Fettes explain. Due to the complexity of the rules and the importa.. Read More

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LegAL

How discriminatory can a BDBN be?

16-Oct-2015

Binding death benefit nominations are made to ensure a member’s superannuation benefits are distributed to the right people. Julie Hartley looks at just how tailored this document can be. So we all know w.. Read More

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Insurance

The changing landscape of insurance in SMSFs

16-Oct-2015

Daniel Butler and William Fettes report on the current rules governing the holding of risk insurance within an SMSF. Advisers should be aware there have been recent changes that reduce flexibility in implementin.. Read More

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Research

ECPI under the super reforms

16-Oct-2017

The new rules regarding exempt current pension income are complex with significant flow-on effects to other SMSF areas. Daniel Butler and William Fettes explain. Due to the complexity of the rules and the importa.. Read More

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Investing

The growing menace

16-Oct-2017

The financial services industry is showing an increasing reliance on technology, with services such as robo-advice, but with this development comes a heightened exposure to cybercrime. Michael Collins provides an ins.. Read More

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Strategy

Death benefits and the new way

16-Oct-2017

The introduction of the $1.6 million transfer balance cap from 1 July will have a dramatic impact on the amount some people can have in retirement phase. It also means anyone providing advice on super may need to exp.. Read More

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Auditing

The super audit revolution

14-Jan-2016

Ron Phipps-Ellis takes a look at how technological innovations are changing how audits are performed and the value they may add in the future. The future of SMSF audits is undergoing a revolution. Advances in te.. Read More

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Management

The growing menace

16-Oct-2017

The financial services industry is showing an increasing reliance on technology, with services such as robo-advice, but with this development comes a heightened exposure to cybercrime. Michael Collins provides an ins.. Read More

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