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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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John Maroney

Work test changes receive industry body approval

New draft legislation put forward by the government to change work test laws enabling Australians over the age of 65 to ... Read More

Director permanently banned for illegal release scheme

The corporate regulator has handed a Perth director a permanent ban from financial services for operating an illegal ear... Read More
Graeme Colley

Huge tax hit awaits trustees ignorant of NALE changes

Trustees who are not across the wide-ranging implications of recent law changes to non-arm’s length income and expense... Read More
Stuart Jones

CGT cap hike of $50k expected in 2020–21

The capital gains tax cap amount for non-concessional contributions will likely increase to $1.565 million for 2020–21... Read More
Sally Loane

Industry body reinforces freedom to choose super fund

All Australians should have the option to choose their own super fund, as removing choice violates a “key principle th... Read More
Jane Hume

Government releases work test draft legislation

The government has released draft legislation aimed at amending work test laws to enable older Australians to make furth... Read More
SMSF conference postponed due to coronavirus

SMSF conference postponed due to coronavirus

A software administration firm has decided it will postpone its annual conference as a result of the “unpredictability... Read More
Aaron Dunn

Asset valuation still problematic within SMSF sector

Not valuing an SMSF’s assets at market value is still problematic within the sector and has become even more important... Read More
Peter Townsend

Trustees warned on property co-ownership through SMSF

There are important super compliance and contract considerations that arise which must be considered while co-owning res... Read More
John Maroney

SMSFA backs new legislation outlawing product ‘hawking’

The SMSF Association has given the thumbs up to new draft legislation from the government to outlaw the “hawking” of... Read More
Per Amundsen

LRBA take-up remains steady despite slowing growth

The growth in the use of limited recourse borrowing arrangements among SMSF investors remains steady despite not growing... Read More
Anthony Doyle

RBA rate cut an ‘insurance’ policy

Yesterday’s cut in the RBA cash rate to a historic low of 0.5 of a percentage point will be interpreted by the market... Read More
BGL partners with head of bookkeeping firm

BGL partners with head of bookkeeping firm

SMSF software provider BGL has announced a new partnership with the director of a bookkeeping firm as part of efforts to... Read More
John Maroney

SMSFA reinforces need for advice amid turbulence

The SMSF Association has highlighted the importance of specialist advice for trustees following the economic and market ... Read More
Lyn Formica

Beware the complexities of SMSF control in case of member death

A member choosing an attorney that is different to the executor can lead to complexities around who has control of the S... Read More


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