Discussions in relation to a merger between two industry funds have kicked off as they enter into a memorandum of understanding.
The Reserve Bank has released the outcome of its monthly board meeting for July, amid widespread expectation of more rate cuts.
Two super funds are eyeing a merger, potentially creating a pool of $22 billion in funds between the two of them if successful.
A class action has been brought against a superannuation fund over allegations of conflicted remuneration using members’ funds.
Blue-chip stocks have fallen out of favour with SMSF investors over the past 12 months, as low returns and the royal commission rear their
With the new financial year starting, one of the big four accounting firms has highlighted the key areas on which SMSF professionals should
A group of SMSFs has commenced legal action against an audit firm and the director of a private equity firm for investment losses they suffe
The SMSF Association has appointed Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers partner Scott Hay-Bartlem to its board, effective from 1 July.
A financial adviser has been banned from providing financial services for five years after ASIC surveillance found he had switched the super
The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority has awarded the SMSF Association’s SMSF Specialist Adviser designation with a credit
The announcement in the budget that the deadline for the SuperStream changes would be deferred has created confusion about when SuperStream
The requirement for funds to report Part A qualifications in their return could place strain on the relationship between auditors and accoun
ASIC has permanently banned a financial adviser from providing financial services and engaging in credit activities after he advised clients
Senator Jane Hume says the government is still in the process of considering the outcomes of the consultation it undertook on introducing a
The ATO has mistakenly issued some tax agents with an email regarding late lodgements for returns due 5 June, and reconfirmed that where the
When starting retirement phase pension accounts, SMSF professionals and their clients should think carefully about how it might impact the a
With contributions taking up to 10 days to reach a super fund when processed through a superannuation clearing house, clients may want to lo
SMSFs that invest in non-geared unit trusts have been warned on the importance of paying trust distributions in a timely manner, as failure
SMSF members will now have greater visibility over their super transactions when using myGov, with the ATO adding new features to its online
The Assistant Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and Financial Technology, Jane Hume, has outlined plans to improve member outc
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