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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: miranda.brownlee@momentummedia.com.au
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Important issue flagged in meeting CSHC test

Following the recent income test changes for the Commonwealth Seniors’ Health Card, a technical specialist has highlig... Read More

ABN reforms create ‘unnecessary red tape’ for SMSFs

The SMSF Association has called for SMSFs to be excluded from the proposed measures for ABNs. Read More

ATO issues fresh warning on illegal early access schemes

With illegal early access schemes on the rise, the Tax Office has issued a fact sheet warning super members about the pr... Read More

Serial lodger sentenced after falsely claiming tax deductions

A South Australian woman has been sentenced after falsely claiming almost $10,000 in income tax deductions and making fa... Read More

Super funds ‘armed and ready’ to meet retirement advice gap

Superannuation funds are expected to move quickly with their advice offerings if the government adopts proposals to remo... Read More

Modernising measures to bring big changes for SMSFs

The government’s continued focus on modernising business communications and registers alongside its plans for the SIS ... Read More

SMSFs reminded to pay down COVID-19 relief deferrals

SMSF trustees that previously used the COVID-19 rental relief have been cautioned on the importance of now addressing th... Read More

Expert sheds light on complexities with indexation and reversionary pe...

With the general transfer balance cap expected to increase next financial year, Accurium has clarified how the reversion... Read More

Sense of control a key driver in retirement satisfaction

With satisfaction in retirement strongly correlated with a feeling of control, SMSF trustees are generally more satisfie... Read More

ATO urges auditors to respond to SAN misuse mailout

The ATO has advised that it will begin contacting tax agents connected with SMSF auditor number misuse from mid-February... Read More

Contribution caps expected to stay the same for FY 23–24

While contribution caps are predicted to remain at $27,500 and $110,000 next financial year, an uplift in the transfer b... Read More

Double indexation of TBC ‘almost certain’ says BT

A technical expert has predicted the general transfer balance cap will most likely to jump to $1.9 million from 1 July a... Read More

Carry-forward contributions can enhance splitting strategies

A technical expert has highlighted that contributions made under the 5-year unused concessional contributions rule can b... Read More

New research points to ‘optimistic’ future for advice industry

The financial advice industry may be turning a corner after years of struggle with new tech and increased support person... Read More

Former adviser sentenced for falsifying documents

A former financial adviser has now been sentenced for falsifying documents relating to his clients. Read More


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