SMSF investment in commercial property carries more risk than residential if a “multi-tenanted” approach is not taken, according to a pr
The ATO has outlined its continuing and new areas of focus in the SMSF sector and has responded to mounting industry speculation about a rec
SMSF auditors need to place a greater onus on independence to avoid attracting the attention of the regulators, according to the Institute o
The government yesterday announced that the date by which superannuation funds must comply with the SuperStream contributions data standards
CMC Markets Stockbroking has gone live with its mFund offering, which it says will be of "benefit" to SMSFs.
Wealth management firm WB Financial has relaunched its separately managed account (SMA) service on Praemium and also intends to make use of
The SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia has appointed a former banking executive to its leadership team in a corporate developmen
An industry lawyer has highlighted a recent Supreme Court case which has “critical implications” for SMSF practitioners.
Property-focused fund manager DomaCom has launched an SMSF establishment and administration business aimed at Gen X and Y investors interest
SMSF service provider Heffron SMSF Solutions has set up an online form for establishing SMSFs with 50 inbuilt checking mechanisms to minimis
Equity Trustees (EQT) has announced it has made 14 of its funds available on the ASX mFund Settlement Service, which it said “brings a sig
The government’s Budget move to allow taxpayers to withdraw excess non-concessional contributions could put more pressure on SMSF auditors
The ATO has rejected the Inspector-General of Taxation’s (IGT’s) recommendation to improve transparency of its de minimis process, accor
Research conducted by Tria Investment Partners has revealed SMSFs are still a main driver in the usage growth of exchange traded funds (ETFs
High income earners hit by the Budget Repair Levy could view negatively geared investments as a way to “beat” the new tax, according to
A new fund focused on providing “sophisticated investors” and SMSFs access to unlisted infrastructure has been launched.
Treasurer Joe Hockey has hinted that changes to superannuation may be on the horizon before the next federal election.
An Australian financial services licence holder has agreed to address concerns raised by ASIC about SMSF advice provided to clients by its c
SMSF service provider OneVue has announced it has purchased an SMSF administration business.
Bank of Queensland (BoQ) has identified SMSFs as a key target in the bank's corporate strategy for the wealth management market and has laid
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