Polls

Polls


Num Title Start Voting End Voting Status Votes Options
1 Does your firm currently outsource some of its work overseas? August 11, 2017 November 3, 2017 504 3
2 Is your firm ready for the ATO’s events-based reporting requirements? June 23, 2017 August 11, 2017 358 2
3 Do you support the government's proposed amendments for LRBAs? April 27, 2017 June 29, 2017 423 2
4 Does your firm intend to undertake any technology or systems upgrades this year? February 2, 2017 May 1, 2017 267 2
5 Will your clients' LRBAs be compliant by the January 31 deadline? January 20, 2017 February 28, 2017 31 2
6 Are you on board with the ATO's plans for real-time reporting in the SMSF sector? November 11, 2016 January 20, 2017 350 2
7 Are you satisfied with the level of training you've received from your representative body or association? October 7, 2016 November 14, 2016 110 3
8 Do you agree with the Government's decision to scrap the $500,000 non-concessional lifetime cap? September 16, 2016 October 6, 2016 385 2
9 Are you currently advising your clients to comply with the proposed $500,000 lifetime non-concessional cap? August 11, 2016 September 12, 2016 180 2
10 With the new extension in place, do you have enough time to change your clients' LRBA structures? June 16, 2016 August 31, 2016 150 2
11 Are you confident in your firm’s growth prospects for the next 12 months? May 3, 2016 June 3, 2016 2 2
12 Is a moratorium on super changes beneficial for the SMSF sector? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 121 3
13 Is the SMSF sector at risk of becoming over-regulated? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 233 2
14 Should there be a compensation levy in place for SMSF investors? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 204 2
15 Should property investment advice be regulated? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 470 2
16 Is the phase-out period for the accountants’ exemption long enough? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 315 2
17 Is the ATO an efficient regulator of SMSFs? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 384 2
18 Should negative gearing in superannuation be banned? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 128 2
19 Should the preservation age be increased in line with changes to the age pension? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 148 2
20 Are the tax concessions for SMSFs too generous? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 122 2
21 Should there be a minimum balance requirement for establishing an SMSF? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 141 2
22 Is SMSF investment in residential property growing too quickly? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 60 2
23 Will the SuperStream changes have a positive impact on the SMSF sector? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 55 2
24 Is the SMSF sector at risk of becoming too large? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 118 2
25 Is the SMSF audit industry stronger following compulsory auditor registration? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 81 2
26 Do you support the government’s proposed amendments to the Future of Financial Advice legislation? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 85 2
27 Does borrowing in superannuation pose a systemic risk? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 101 2
28 Should there be a lifetime limit on contribution caps? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 104 2
29 Should superannuation be open to first home buyers? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 138 2
30 Will the government impose changes to superannuation before the next election? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 78 2
31 Will the limited licensing regime improve the quality of advice in the SMSF sector? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 97 2
32 Will the ASX’s mFund Settlement Service be a success? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 32 2
33 Is fee pressure for compliance-based work increasing? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 75 2
34 Should there be a compensation scheme for SMSF trustees? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 75 2
35 Should there be higher tax rates imposed on high net worth individuals? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 128 2
36 Will borrowing in super be banned following the FSI? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 55 2
37 Will SMSF audits ever become fully automated? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 76 2
38 Have SMSF trustees got it right when it comes to portfolio construction? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 49 2
39 Should annuities be made compulsory? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 69 2
40 Is automation a real threat to SMSF accountants? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 69 2
41 Will the number of accountants with trustee clients reduce post-2016? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 67 2
42 As an SMSF practitioner, are you experiencing fee pressure for compliance-based services? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 57 2
43 Would you advise your clients to be an individual trustee? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 100 2
44 Have your SMSF clients been approached by a property spruiker? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 58 2
45 Should the minimum compulsory standard of education for SMSF practitioners be raised? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 64 2
46 Do your SMSF clients struggle with their compliance obligations? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 103 2
47 Will the government pass on the FSI’s recommendation to ban LRBAs? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 156 2
48 Are the current superannuation tax concessions inequitable? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 172 2
49 Will corporate trustee structures ever be made compulsory? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 70 2
50 Will superannuation be a target of the government’s national tax reform? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 0 2
51 Is technology driving price pressure in the SMSF sector? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 136 2
52 Are you happy with your professional association membership? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 127 2
53 Are SMSF practitioners adequately addressing estate planning with their clients? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 117 2
54 Does Treasurer Joe Hockey's suggestion of allowing first home buyers to access their super have merit? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 213 2
55 Have your SMSF trustee clients been approached by a property spruiker? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 122 2
56 Have your SMSF clients ever missed an annual minimum pension payment? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 21 2
57 Have your SMSF clients ever missed an annual minimum pension payment? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 85 2
58 Do you support Labor’s proposal to tax superannuation income exceeding $75,000 by 15 per cent? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 491 2
59 As an accountant, have you undergone any training towards a limited or full AFS licence? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 135 2
60 Should the compulsory superannuation pension be lowered? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 595 2
61 As an accountant, will you stop providing SMSF advice when the accountants' exemption expires next year? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 650 2
62 Do you agree with ASIC’s concerns about SMSFs with less than $200k? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 271 2
63 Do you think your clients are financially prepared for their retirement? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 90 2
64 Do you have SMSF clients who are over-exposed to residential property? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 135 2
65 Are your SMSF clients over-exposed to cash? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 74 2
66 As an accountant, do you feel threatened by the ATO’s automated tax services? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 211 2
67 Do you support the notion of a flat super concession of 15 per cent for all Australians? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 369 2
68 Should the government introduce lifetime contribution caps? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 290 2
69 Are your clients concerned about a housing market downturn? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 209 2
70 Should super laws be changed specifically to boost women’s super balances? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 116 2
71 Should SMSF administration providers be subject to further regulation? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 152 2
72 Should the superannuation guarantee rate be frozen? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 134 2
73 Are your clients currently nervous about investing their money in super? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 185 2
74 If you are an accountant currently providing SMSF advice, will you continue to do so from 1 July? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 201 2
75 Have your clients requested changes to their SMSF in response to Budget speculation? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 86 2
76 Has the budget affected your ability to advise your clients on super November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 248 2
77 When do you plan to start events-based reporting for your clients? November 30, -0001 February 1, 2018 113 3