An analysis of ASIC’s recently released fact sheet for new SMSF trustees by software provider BGL has uncovered that the average annual fe
The rise in the take-up of robo-advice among SMSF investors could lead to additional challenges for SMSF auditors when it comes to flagging
SMSF practitioners can breathe a sigh of relief following the release of official inflation figures for the December 2019 quarter, which did
The recent revision to the code of ethics for professional accountants will help strengthen auditor independence and “stand the test of t
The Financial Planning Association of Australia has sought the removal of the current stamping fee exemption in relation to listed investmen
SMSF trustees are likely to live considerably longer in retirement than the average life expectancy, meaning it’s important for advisers t
The ATO’s recently announced policy to incentivise timely lodgement of SMSF annual returns by removing fund details from Super Fund Lookup
With the prolonged drought and bushfires affecting many farmers and rural businesses across the country, questions are often raised about ac
SMSF software platform Class has announced it has acquired corporate compliance and document technology provider NowInfinity.
The SMSF Association is moving towards establishing a future model for SMSF advice where certain key elements of a client’s financial life
Australians are being warned that they will need half a million dollars to escape the “retirement trap” of a reduced pension due to asse
A South Australian investment manager charged over 69 counts of deception in an alleged SMSF scam will now face further action after attempt
An increased focus on trustee education, the continued rise of the SMSF specialist as a profession and better efficiency in administration a
To maximise the advantages of a longer life and avoid a demographic “time bomb” the concept of retirement as well as the idea of senior
An estimated 15,000 members of SMSFs and small APRA funds are marooned in legacy defined benefit and market-linked income streams (MLISs), w
The Financial Services Council has renewed calls for Parliament to pass legislation mandating employee choice of super fund as soon as possi
Employers are being warned to ensure super guarantee payments for employees are processed well before the Australia Day long weekend, as the
SMSF accountants and senior auditors will be in hot demand for the first half of 2020, according to the latest Hays jobs report.
Damage to SMSF-owned properties as a result of Australia’s bushfire crisis may cause problems for funds looking to pay out death benefits
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