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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.

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Landmark nature of Marsella under question

Landmark nature of Marsella under question

A law firm has questioned whether the recent dismissal of appeal of Marsella decision is as landmark as first thought, s... Read More
John Maroney

SMSFA gives thumbs up to work test changes

The SMSF Association has backed moves to change the age when the work test starts to apply from 65 to 67 as part of the ... Read More
Aaron Dunn

SISR amendments create new ‘opportunity zone’

A recent amendment to the SIS Regulations has led an SMSF education firm to declare an “opportunity zone” for fund m... Read More

ATO reveals approach to NALE under NALI provisions

The Australian Taxation Office has announced how it will apply the non-arm’s length income provisions to “non-arm’... Read More

Queensland passes rent relief code

The Queensland government has passed new legislation giving legal effect to the national mandatory code announced by the... Read More

COVID-19 leaving SMSF wind-up a more viable option

With COVID-19 significantly reducing the value of assets, it may be more appropriate for some smaller SMSFs to be wound ... Read More

ASIC bans directors of closed parent company of SMSF firm

The corporate regulator has banned the directors of Linchpin Capital, the parent company of Beacon Financial Group, for ... Read More
gender gap

Early super release reform widening gender gap

An analysis of the government’s early superannuation release scheme has revealed that women are withdrawing a greater ... Read More
William Fettes and Daniel Butler

Key super splitting requirements often overlooked

Many advisers and trustees overlook some key steps when it comes to super splitting that are “absolutely critical” t... Read More

Aussies prone to misconceptions of super investing

A majority of Australians believed their superannuation fund would protect their retirement savings from a downturn befo... Read More
Lara Bourguignon

SuperConcepts backs calls for further lodgement extensions

SuperConcepts has thrown its weight behind calls from Tax & Super Australia (TSA) to extend the lodgement dates for ... Read More
plan B

Recession calls for ‘plan B’ pension drawdown strategy

As a recession becomes all but guaranteed due to the economic effects of COVID-19, a law firm has put forward a back-up ... Read More
Jodie Robinson

Correct family trust distributions critical as deadline approaches

Now is a good time to consider trustee distribution resolutions as the end of financial year nears, as getting them wron... Read More

SMSF market declined by 9.4% in March quarter

Self-managed super assets within the Australian market decreased by $69.7 billion over the March quarter, new APRA figur... Read More
Phil Broderick

ATO rent relief approach raises questions, says SISFA

The Tax Office’s compliance approach to commercial rent relief from SMSF landlords raises questions as to what can be ... Read More


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