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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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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
Daniel Butler and Shaun Backhaus

Deed suppliers may be prone to shortcomings

A law firm has warned that some suppliers of SMSF deeds may be providing documents that are out of date and have not bee... Read More

SMSFs to emerge from COVID-19 as largest super sector

The COVID-19 crisis has stopped the industry fund sector from overtaking SMSF funds as the biggest sector in the Austral... Read More
pension strategies

Members warned on TBC risks with pension strategies

SMSF members considering topping up their pension account or starting a new pension have been warned of the consequences... Read More


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