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

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

Global equities gateway to future investment winners

09-Jun-2017

Investors must look beyond the Australian equity market if they are to participate in sectors shaping the future and, in doing so, have the opportunity to benefit from good investment returns, a portfolio manager has.. Read More

ETFs can facilitate multiple strategies

09-Jun-2017

An economist has moved to dispel the myth that exchange traded funds (ETFs) are instruments allowing access to equities indices only, insisting instead these structures can be used to enable a number of different inv.. Read More

Advised SMSFs outperform self-directed

09-Jun-2017

Advised SMSFs outstripped self-directed SMSFs over the 12 months to June 2016, according to the latest industry research. A report conducted by SMSF Benchmarks revealed larger funds outperformed small funds &ndas.. Read More

Knowledge of different yields a great benefit

09-Jun-2017

Knowing the difference and the interaction between certain types of yield in financial markets will better equip investors with the awareness of when a bull or bear run on share markets is likely to happen, according.. Read More

SMSFs offered NCC loan solution

09-Jun-2017

Advisory and funds management business Gresham Partners has designed a solution that will allow SMSFs to make a significant contribution to their fund before the 1 July super changes come into force. The Gresham .. Read More

Banks still a good investment

09-Jun-2017

Fund managers participating in a panel session about the domestic banking sector at the recent Australian Shareholders Association 2017 Conference have confirmed their conviction these financial institutions remain g.. Read More

Early release scheme operator convicted

08-Jun-2017

A South Melbourne man has been convicted and fined $6000 in the Melbourne Magistrates Court after pleading guilty to operating an unlicensed financial services business promoting the early release of retirement savin.. Read More

ATO clarifies pension commutation rules

05-May-2017

The ATO has issued Practical Compliance Guideline (PCG) 2017/5 demonstrating the approach it will take in regard to the commutation of pensions for the 2017 financial year in an effort to comply with the newly impose.. Read More

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