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Miranda Brownlee

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Miranda Brownlee is the deputy editor of SMSF Adviser, which is the leading source of news, strategy and educational content for professionals working in the SMSF sector.

Since joining the team in 2014, Miranda has been responsible for breaking some of the biggest superannuation stories in Australia, and has reported extensively on technical strategy and legislative updates.
Miranda also has broad business and financial services reporting experience, having written for titles including Investor Daily, ifa and Accountants Daily.

You can email Miranda on: [email protected]momentummedia.com.au
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Liam Shorte

Managing taxable component crucial for safeguarding against tax

With superannuation increasingly becoming a large honeypot for the government, employing strategies to help clients redu... Read More

Contributions timing ‘more important than ever’ with new changes

With the downsizer eligibility age dropping and contribution opportunities opening up, it is critical to consider how th... Read More

ATO SMSF registration checks on the rise

With the ATO undertaking more checks of SMSF registrations than usual, SMSF trustees should ensure they are prepared, an... Read More

Recent case prompts important planning discussion for SMSFs

A recent decision by the Supreme Court involving a superannuation death benefit raises important questions around bindin... Read More
Linda Tapiolas

Tax traps flagged with restructuring of trusts

A law firm has outlined some of the tax traps to consider when transferring assets from entities that have made family t... Read More

ATO reminds 6-member SMSFs to update details

SMSFs that have added additional members to their fund following the increased member limit will need to notify the ATO ... Read More

APRA funds warned on consequences of unchecked errors for members

The ATO has urged APRA-regulated funds to ensure their reporting is accurate, with members relying on this information f... Read More

Trust deeds may offer guidance on NALE issues

Looking at the trust deed of an SMSF may help trustees to determine whether they are acting in an individual or trustee ... Read More
Sarah Abood

‘Devil in the detail’ with super for housing policy

The FPA has raised concerns that the Coalition’s Super Home Buyer Scheme could leave first home buyers stranded in a p... Read More
Meg Heffron

Heffron provides tips and traps on recontribution strategies

With recontribution strategies seeing increased popularity ahead of the 1 July changes, Heffron has highlighted some imp... Read More

APRA funds expected to see spike in ENCC release authorities

APRA-regulated funds have been told to expect higher amounts of release authorities for excess non-concessional contribu... Read More

Super for housing policy ‘weakens sole purpose of super’

Superannuation industry groups have raised serious concerns about the Coalition’s proposed Super Home Buyer Scheme. ... Read More

Downsizer changes announced ahead of looming election

The Coalition has announced further changes to downsizer contributions, with the federal election now only days away. ... Read More

Former adviser sentenced over forged wholesale client certificates

A former financial adviser has been sentenced to a three-year intensive correctional order for engaging in dishonest con... Read More

ASIC outlines cyber security expectations for AFS licensees

In light of the recent Federal Court ruling on cyber security, ASIC has outlined what its expectations are for AFS licen... Read More


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