Proposed change to LRBA asset treatment

13-Apr-2017

The federal government has mooted two significant amendments to the new superannuation legislation set to take effect from 1 July this year pertaining to the treatment of assets acquired under a limited recourse borr.. Read More

Proposed change to LRBA asset treatment

13-Apr-2017

The federal government has mooted two significant amendments to the new superannuation legislation set to take effect from 1 July this year pertaining to the treatment of assets acquired under a limited recourse borr.. Read More

Borrowing to contribute has some merit

13-Apr-2017

The dramatic reduction in the superannuation non-concessional contributions caps to be introduced on 1 July has given some merit to the strategy where an individual puts borrowed money into their retirement savings v.. Read More

Contributions not just limited to cash

13-Apr-2017

SMSF trustees need to look beyond cash transfers when assessing whether they are adhering to the annual contributions caps under the new superannuation rules. “Most of us think of contributions as being cas.. Read More

Reporting season a valuable investing guide

13-Apr-2017

Reporting season, when listed companies release their latest results, can be a useful guide as to which locally listed shares to invest in, a prominent equities analyst has said. Speaking at the recent Australian.. Read More

Actuarial certificates still required

13-Apr-2017

The government has confirmed the need for an actuarial certificate to claim exempt current pension income (ECPI) when the assets of an SMSF are not segregated, with the release of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Fair an.. Read More

Traditional administrators still have a role

13-Apr-2017

Despite the growing discussions regarding the merits of automated SMSF administration platforms, Olivia Long argues a valuable place for more traditional service providers in this arena still exists. There is an .. Read More

Markets to rise in medium term

13-Apr-2017

A senior economist has said he expects both Australian and global equity markets to strengthen in the coming six to 12 months. AMP Capital chief economist Shane Oliver cited several reasons for his prediction dur.. Read More

Options a viable portfolio protector

13-Apr-2017

Implementing portfolio protection via the use of options can prevent investors from experiencing significant losses caused by periods of extreme market volatility, according to an executive specialising in derivative.. Read More

Debate over mandated minimums anticipated

10-Mar-2017

The minimum balance or starting point for SMSF establishment has been flagged as an area that will once again come under scrutiny as the wider super industry undergoes an assessment into its efficiency and competitiv.. Read More

Govt committed to best possible super system

10-Mar-2017

Revenue and Financial Services Minister Kelly O’Dwyer has reaffirmed the federal government’s commitment to its changes to the superannuation system, maintaining they are necessary to best safeguard and g.. Read More

Video: Day three of the SMSFA conference

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Video: Day two of the SMSFA conference

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