From the editor: Royal commission a double-edged SMSF sword

08-Dec-2017|By Darin Tyson-Chan

The latest buzz in financial services circles in the past few weeks has been the announcement of a royal commission into the banks. The terms of reference for the inquiry include the superannuation industry, but thankfully exclude the SMSF se.. Read More

From the editor: Royal commission a double-edged SMSF sword

08-Dec-2017

The latest buzz in financial services circles in the past few weeks has been the announcement of a royal commission into the banks. The terms of reference for the inquiry include the superannuation industry, but .. Read More

From the editor: They’re at it again

09-Nov-2017

Superannuation is a sector of the Australian financial make-up that seems to be undergoing constant scrutiny and potentially constant change, whether the public knows it or not. For example, the Productivity Comm.. Read More

From the editor: Now to deal with flow-on effects

11-Oct-2017

The further we move away from 1 July into the brave new world of the most recent post-super reforms, the more we are seeing the flow-on effects from the system changes be they intentional or unintentional. It mea.. Read More

From the editor: We’re all right, Jack

04-Oct-2017

July is now upon us, which means the superannuation reforms announced in the 2016 federal budget have been implemented. While plenty of people are still unhappy about the changes, most of them have had to put the.. Read More

From the editor: Opportunity seized

07-Sep-2017

Analysis is beginning to filter through as to superannuant behaviour in response to the retirement savings reforms introduced on 1 July. Naturally enough one area with a lot of interest was whether there would be.. Read More

From the editor: May we live in interesting times

17-Aug-2017

August has now ticked over and the implementation of the super reforms has begun, and while we are only at the start of the process, already we can see the level of complexity that will no doubt trip up many SMSF tru.. Read More

From the editor: Hit from all sides

13-Jul-2017

The Queen described 1992 as an annus horribilis for herself and the British royal family as a result of several tumultuous incidents throughout the year, including the fire that ravaged Windsor Castle, and no one cou.. Read More

From the editor: Don’t dream it’s over

09-Jun-2017

So the 2017 budget has been handed down and everyone in the SMSF community breathed a collective sigh of relief that the sort of superannuation pain witnessed the year before was not repeated. In fact there were.. Read More

From the editor: It didn’t take long

18-May-2017

The new rules governing superannuation have actually now been passed through the houses of Parliament, meaning the brave new world of retirement savings has now begun. While we’re now all trying to digest w.. Read More

From the editor: They’ve got it in for SMSFs

05-May-2017

I know the word hate in the English language is particularly strong in describing an attitude toward a particular subject, but I think we’d all be forgiven if we thought the ruling class in Canberra actually ha.. Read More

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