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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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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

5-year ban handed down for inappropriate LRBA advice

The corporate regulator has banned a Hunter Valley-based financial adviser for five years for not appropriately assessin... Read More

Court decides on taxable capital gains distributions

The Federal Court has determined whether trusts that distribute capital gains to non-resident beneficiaries are taxable ... Read More
Jane Hume

Retirement income framework deferred due to COVID-19

The government’s introduction of the Retirement Income Covenant scheduled to start on 1 July has been deferred to allo... Read More

74 tax agents found to have lodged incorrect SARs

A recent review from the Tax Practitioners Board has identified 74 tax practitioners that lodged 2017 and 2018 SMSF annu... Read More
Daniel Butler and Shaun Backhaus

Corporate trustees advised to update constitutions

An SMSF law firm has advised corporate trustees to update their company constitutions following a government determinati... Read More
David Busoli

Patience urged on non-concessional contributions

Members turning 65 this year should be careful about using their three-year non-concessional contributions bring forward... Read More
SMSF entitlements

SMSF entitlements retained in asset splitting decision

A recent Federal Circuit Court case relating to the splitting of assets between a married couple has judged in favour of... Read More
Michael Lorimer

SISFA expands lobbying effort with revamped trustee offering

The Self-managed Independent Superannuation Funds Association (SISFA) has relaunched its membership offering for trustee... Read More
Queensland passes new will signing regulation

Queensland passes new will signing regulation

A new regulation has been passed in Queensland in relation to witnessing the signing of wills and enduring documents as ... Read More
ATO broadens commutation authority support

ATO broadens commutation authority support

The Tax Office has expanded its COVID-19-related support for SMSFs issued with a commutation authority through implement... Read More

Intermediary LRBA legislative instrument registered

The Tax Office has put out a finalised legislative instrument that makes an in-house asset determination in relation to ... Read More
Shelley Banton

SMSF property development prone to ‘slippery slope’

A lack of understanding of SIS legislation from trustees in relation to property development could lead them down a “s... Read More


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