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Adrian Flores

AUTHOR|No. of Articles: 216

Adrian Flores is the deputy editor of SMSF Adviser. Before that, he was the features editor for ifa (Independent Financial Adviser), InvestorDaily, Risk Adviser, Fintech Business and Adviser Innovation.

You can email Adrian at [email protected].

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ATO cuts trustees some slack on SAR lodgements

The Australian Taxation Office has allowed accountants and auditors some leniency on lodgement of SMSF annual returns (S... Read More
Scott Morrison

Government reveals more details on rent relief measures

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed further details around the provision of rent relief to commercial tenants as ... Read More
Shelly Banton

Audits on early super release need ‘common-sense’ approach

A common-sense approach should be taken to auditing SMSFs seeking to use the government’s early access to superannuati... Read More

Avoid SISR traps in early access to super scheme

A law firm has warned trustees to consider several factors to ensure they’re complying with the Superannuation Indust... Read More
Peter Townsend

Super splitting prone to common misconceptions

There are more steps to the splitting of interests in an SMSF even after Family Court orders have been finalised, with t... Read More
Meg Heffron

‘We have to be more available than ever’

The rapid transition of the SMSF industry towards working from home amid the coronavirus pandemic has meant accountants,... Read More
Daniel Butler and Bryce Figot

COVID-19 rent relief has LRBA complications

SMSF landlords wanting to provide rental relief to tenants as a result of COVID-19 may encounter complications if they h... Read More
John Maroney

SMSFA hails rent relief, $130bn stimulus

The SMSF Association has backed the government’s record $130 billion economic stimulus package announced earlier this ... Read More

ATO clarifies COVID-19 rent relief concerns

The Australian Taxation Office has responded to widespread concerns on whether SMSF landlords providing rent relief to t... Read More
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Dixon super claim dismissed by US court

A US court has rejected claims from one of Australia’s well-known SMSF advisers that his superannuation fund should be... Read More
Peter Burgess

Clarifying ‘arm’s length’ crucial in COVID-19 rent relief

SMSFs should be able to provide rent relief provided it can be done on “arm’s length” commercial terms. However, ... Read More
Meg Heffron

Halving drawdown rates to benefit certain client groups

Advisers should be engaging with particular groups of clients that are best placed to benefit from the reduction of mini... Read More

Check fund balances as TBAR deadline looms

The Australian Taxation Office has reminded tax agents, trustees and administrators to check the balances of SMSFs as th... Read More
Clint Jackson

COVID-19 rent relief fraught with SISA compliance risks

Providing rent relief to tenants of a property owned by an SMSF to help them with the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak c... Read More

SAN misuse figures for 2017 and 2018 revealed

The Australian Taxation Office has released the results of its investigation conducted last year into the misuse of SMSF... Read More


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