TBC only a transitional arrangement: Morrison

13-Jul-2017

Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has used a recent SMSF community address to emphasise the transfer balance cap introduced on 1 July should be regarded as a transitional measure only. Speaking at the recent SMSF2.. Read More

TBC only a transitional arrangement: Morrison

13-Jul-2017

Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has used a recent SMSF community address to emphasise the transfer balance cap introduced on 1 July should be regarded as a transitional measure only. Speaking at the recent SMSF2.. Read More

ATO dislikes two-fund strategy

13-Jul-2017

The ATO has officially declared its dislike of running two SMSFs in conjunction with one another as a method by which to manage and comply with the newly imposed $1.6 million transfer balance cap in video content it .. Read More

Active fixed income key going forward

13-Jul-2017

The latest Zenith Investment Partners review into the Australian fixed interest sector has concluded managers employing a range of strategies are most likely to produce the best returns. A key reason behind this .. Read More

Residential property for living, commercial for investing

13-Jul-2017

Steven Bennett argues the case for confining property investments to the commercial and not the residential sector. Australians love real estate. It’s a statement that is hard to argue with, especially.. Read More

Sustainable platform offers transparency

13-Jul-2017

A new platform that allows users to research sustainable investments will provide a high level of transparency to SMSFs and give trustees the opportunity to know whether investments matched their sustainability objec.. Read More

Problems with low-cost audits pinpointed

13-Jul-2017

The ATO has identified a number of issues associated with low-cost SMSF audits after carefully reviewing these services in the 2017 financial year. A key concern the regulator uncovered during its examination int.. Read More

More global market exposure from ASX

13-Jul-2017

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is continuing to provide SMSF investors with access to overseas markets through its increasing range of products such as exchange-traded funds (ETF) and listed investment comp.. Read More

Real-time reporting date firms

13-Jul-2017

Real-time reporting for SMSFs is likely to be introduced in May or June next year, but should not be overly onerous for the majority of trustees, a technical expert in the industry has said. Commenting on recent .. Read More

First Home Super Savers Scheme not for SMSFs

09-Jun-2017

SMSFs are not a suitable vehicle to facilitate the First Home Super Savers Scheme due to the nature of the structures and the flow-on effects that may result from the strategy, a specialist superannuation lawyer has .. Read More

ATO extension allows flexibility: SMSFA

09-Jun-2017

The SMSF Association has welcomed the ATO’s decision to extend the lodgement date for SMSF annual returns in light of the superannuation legislation changes and compliance points funds need to get through befor.. Read More

Video: Transfer balance caps

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Video: Total super balance

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