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ATO refers 13 SMSF auditors to ASIC

The Tax Office has revealed the latest outcomes from its top 100 and high-risk auditor programs. Read More

Technical expert flags top contribution strategies for the new year

The start of the new year is a good opportunity for SMSF clients to consider boosting their retirement savings through c... Read More

ATO pushed to extend transitional relief for NALE rules

While the government has commenced consultation on potential amendments for the NALI provisions, an extension to PCG 202... Read More

TBC increase to add further complexity, advisers warned

With the general transfer balance cap set to increase to $1.9 million from 1 July, the SMSF Association has highlighted ... Read More

TBC set for double indexation from 1 July

The general transfer balance cap is set to increase to $1.9 million from 1 July based on CPI figures released today. ... Read More

Inflation pressures on retirement income expected to ease this year

The rise in inflation throughout 2022 has had a particularly detrimental impact on retirees relying on investment income... Read More

NALI proposal to impose 225% tax rate for general expense breaches

While the super industry has welcomed government consultation on the NALI provisions there are concerns the proposals ma... Read More

Treasury consults on non-arm’s length expense rules

The government has now released consultation on options for amending the non-arm’s length income provisions for super ... Read More

Strategy considerations flagged with potential TBC increase

With indexation of the general transfer balance cap on 1 July looking almost certain, a technical expert has outlined im... Read More

ASIC issues flow chart on classification of tax (financial) advisers

The Corporate Regulator has released a flow chart to assist help advisers determine whether they can provide tax advice ... Read More

Asset protection and SMSFs — a Tax Office warning

The ATO recently flagged material concerns with gift and loan back arrangements in relation to SMSFs. ... Read More

Rise in self-licensing to continue this year

The rise of self-licensing will continue in 2023, an advice professional has said. Read More

AAT reduces ASIC’s banning of financial adviser

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has reduced the period and scope of the ban imposed on a former Melbourne-base... Read More

Release of QAR may prompt review of SMSF guidance

While ASIC has only recently revised its SMSF advice guidance, it may require further updates once the final report of t... Read More

'Two clear rails’ emerging in SMSF population

With two distinct groups of clients emerging in the SMSF space, a technical specialist has stressed the importance of pr... Read More


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