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Polls


Num Title Start Voting End Voting Status Votes Options
1 Will you or your clients be affected by the new NALI and NALE rules? October 27, 2021 December 27, 2021 poll staus 82 2
2 Do your clients plan to add additional members to their SMSF if the new six member limit is passed as law? October 8, 2020 November 20, 2020 poll staus 1232 3
3 Do you think the government will make significant changes to the taxation of super in the Budget this year? August 27, 2020 September 29, 2020 poll staus 337 3
4 Are you in favour of abolishing the AFSL system? June 5, 2020 July 5, 2020 poll staus 1170 3
5 Do you outsource a part of your business operations? April 28, 2020 May 28, 2020 poll staus 318 2
6 Have your clients shown any concerns to you about the coronavirus? March 3, 2020 April 3, 2020 poll staus 545 2
7 Do you provide free or discounted financial services to your own SMSF? November 17, 2019 January 17, 2020 poll staus 307 2
8 What is the best solution to improve access to SMSF advice? September 23, 2019 October 23, 2019 poll staus 1306 3
9 Do any of your clients have related party LRBAs? August 2, 2019 September 2, 2019 poll staus 420 3
10 When do you plan to undertake the exam under the new adviser education standards? May 24, 2019 June 28, 2019 poll staus 606 3
11 Which political party will deliver better outcomes on superannuation policy? March 8, 2019 May 2, 2019 poll staus 1474 3
12 Are you currently covered by an AFSL to provide limited or full financial advice? February 28, 2019 March 7, 2019 poll staus 759 2
13 What do you plan to do in response to the new adviser education standards? November 1, 2018 October 26, 2018 poll staus 2004 5
14 Do you think the government should reinstate the accountants’ exemption for SMSF advice? November 1, 2018 January 4, 2019 poll staus 1075 3
15 Do you support the government’s proposal to change the annual SMSF audit requirement to three years for members with clean audit history? June 21, 2018 June 11, 2018 poll staus 957 3
16 Are you confident superannuation changes will be off the table in the 2018 federal budget? May 25, 2018 May 10, 2018 poll staus 359 2
17 Will the government’s proposed measures for LRBAs deter your clients from entering SMSF loans? March 7, 2018 May 1, 2018 poll staus 137 2
18 Should victims of crime be able to access their perpetrator's superannuation? January 24, 2018 March 9, 2018 poll staus 306 3
19 Does your firm currently outsource some of its work overseas? August 11, 2017 November 3, 2017 poll staus 504 3
20 Is your firm ready for the ATO’s events-based reporting requirements? June 23, 2017 August 11, 2017 poll staus 358 2
21 Do you support the government's proposed amendments for LRBAs? April 27, 2017 June 29, 2017 poll staus 423 2
22 Does your firm intend to undertake any technology or systems upgrades this year? February 2, 2017 May 1, 2017 poll staus 267 2
23 Will your clients' LRBAs be compliant by the January 31 deadline? January 20, 2017 February 28, 2017 poll staus 31 2
24 Are you on board with the ATO's plans for real-time reporting in the SMSF sector? November 11, 2016 January 20, 2017 poll staus 350 2
25 Are you satisfied with the level of training you've received from your representative body or association? October 7, 2016 November 14, 2016 poll staus 110 3
26 Do you agree with the Government's decision to scrap the $500,000 non-concessional lifetime cap? September 16, 2016 October 6, 2016 poll staus 385 2
27 Are you currently advising your clients to comply with the proposed $500,000 lifetime non-concessional cap? August 11, 2016 September 12, 2016 poll staus 180 2
28 With the new extension in place, do you have enough time to change your clients' LRBA structures? June 16, 2016 August 31, 2016 poll staus 150 2
29 Are you confident in your firm’s growth prospects for the next 12 months? May 3, 2016 June 3, 2016 poll staus 28 2
30 Is a moratorium on super changes beneficial for the SMSF sector? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 122 3
31 Is the SMSF sector at risk of becoming over-regulated? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 233 2
32 Should there be a compensation levy in place for SMSF investors? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 204 2
33 Should property investment advice be regulated? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 470 2
34 Is the phase-out period for the accountants’ exemption long enough? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 315 2
35 Is the ATO an efficient regulator of SMSFs? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 385 2
36 Should negative gearing in superannuation be banned? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 128 2
37 Should the preservation age be increased in line with changes to the age pension? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 149 2
38 Are the tax concessions for SMSFs too generous? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 122 2
39 Should there be a minimum balance requirement for establishing an SMSF? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 141 2
40 Is SMSF investment in residential property growing too quickly? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 60 2
41 Will the SuperStream changes have a positive impact on the SMSF sector? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 55 2
42 Is the SMSF sector at risk of becoming too large? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 118 2
43 Is the SMSF audit industry stronger following compulsory auditor registration? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 81 2
44 Do you support the government’s proposed amendments to the Future of Financial Advice legislation? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 85 2
45 Does borrowing in superannuation pose a systemic risk? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 101 2
46 Should there be a lifetime limit on contribution caps? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 104 2
47 Have your SMSF clients ever missed an annual minimum pension payment? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 21 2
48 Should superannuation be open to first home buyers? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 138 2
49 Will the government impose changes to superannuation before the next election? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 78 2
50 Will the limited licensing regime improve the quality of advice in the SMSF sector? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 97 2
51 Will the ASX’s mFund Settlement Service be a success? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 32 2
52 Is fee pressure for compliance-based work increasing? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 75 2
53 Should there be a compensation scheme for SMSF trustees? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 75 2
54 Should there be higher tax rates imposed on high net worth individuals? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 128 2
55 Will borrowing in super be banned following the FSI? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 55 2
56 Will SMSF audits ever become fully automated? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 76 2
57 Have SMSF trustees got it right when it comes to portfolio construction? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 49 2
58 Should annuities be made compulsory? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 69 2
59 Is automation a real threat to SMSF accountants? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 69 2
60 Will the number of accountants with trustee clients reduce post-2016? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 67 2
61 As an SMSF practitioner, are you experiencing fee pressure for compliance-based services? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 57 2
62 Would you advise your clients to be an individual trustee? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 100 2
63 Have your SMSF clients been approached by a property spruiker? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 58 2
64 Should the minimum compulsory standard of education for SMSF practitioners be raised? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 64 2
65 Do your SMSF clients struggle with their compliance obligations? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 103 2
66 Will the government pass on the FSI’s recommendation to ban LRBAs? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 156 2
67 Are the current superannuation tax concessions inequitable? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 172 2
68 Will corporate trustee structures ever be made compulsory? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 70 2
69 Will superannuation be a target of the government’s national tax reform? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 0 2
70 Is technology driving price pressure in the SMSF sector? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 136 2
71 Are you happy with your professional association membership? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 127 2
72 Are SMSF practitioners adequately addressing estate planning with their clients? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 117 2
73 Does Treasurer Joe Hockey's suggestion of allowing first home buyers to access their super have merit? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 213 2
74 Have your SMSF trustee clients been approached by a property spruiker? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 122 2
75 Have your SMSF clients ever missed an annual minimum pension payment? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 85 2
76 Do you support Labor’s proposal to tax superannuation income exceeding $75,000 by 15 per cent? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 491 2
77 As an accountant, have you undergone any training towards a limited or full AFS licence? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 135 2
78 Should the compulsory superannuation pension be lowered? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 595 2
79 As an accountant, will you stop providing SMSF advice when the accountants' exemption expires next year? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 650 2
80 Do you agree with ASIC’s concerns about SMSFs with less than $200k? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 271 2
81 Do you think your clients are financially prepared for their retirement? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 90 2
82 Should SMSF administration providers be subject to further regulation? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 152 2
83 Do you have SMSF clients who are over-exposed to residential property? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 135 2
84 Are your SMSF clients over-exposed to cash? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 74 2
85 As an accountant, do you feel threatened by the ATO’s automated tax services? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 211 2
86 Do you support the notion of a flat super concession of 15 per cent for all Australians? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 369 2
87 Should the government introduce lifetime contribution caps? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 290 2
88 Are your clients concerned about a housing market downturn? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 209 2
89 Should super laws be changed specifically to boost women’s super balances? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 116 2
90 Should the superannuation guarantee rate be frozen? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 134 2
91 Are your clients currently nervous about investing their money in super? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 185 2
92 If you are an accountant currently providing SMSF advice, will you continue to do so from 1 July? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 201 2
93 Have your clients requested changes to their SMSF in response to Budget speculation? November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 86 2
94 Has the budget affected your ability to advise your clients on super November 30, -0001 November 30, -0001 poll staus 248 2
95 When do you plan to start events-based reporting for your clients? November 30, -0001 February 1, 2018 poll staus 189 3

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