The ATO has announced it is going to review the contravention reporting thresholds for SMSFs in light of the new penalty regime which is set
Platform providers have been “painfully” slow in meeting the demands of advisers and the growing SMSF market, according to an MDA provid
A global financial services company has said SMSF trustees should look to bonds to diversify their portfolios and to protect themselves agai
The Australian residential property sector has recorded modest growth for the March quarter, according to a report released yesterday.
Accounting firm Chan & Naylor has announced the launch of a national SMSF administration business unit.
With the new aged care reforms set to come into effect in the coming weeks, Equity Trustees has reiterated the changes could have “signifi
An association of non-institutional financial planning licensees has laid out a plan for “pure” firms that choose not to provide SMSF ad
SMSFs continue to invest heavily in cash despite low returns and rising inflation, according to Market Vectors Australia.
A former Labor minister has been named chair of the Accounting Professional and Ethical Standards Board.
The ATO has recently released the 2014 SMSF annual return, which include some “important changes” SMSF practitioners should note, accord
Following hints from Treasurer Joe Hockey that the preservation age may increase before the next election, one lawyer has said the preservat
Two financial services firms are warning SMSF investors against complacency as the “fear index” approaches a record low.
The SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia has highlighted recent statistics indicating growth in SMSF residential property investme
With the start date for the new penalty powers regime now less than one month away, the ATO has issued a reminder of the various ways it can
The Reserve Bank of Australia has today announced the outcome of its fifth board meeting of the year.
In light of several Financial System Inquiry (FSI) submissions which have criticised the ATO’s performance as the regulator of SMSFs, Jere
An accounting and advisory firm has suggested the new penalty power regime could see the ATO fining SMSF trustees up to $100 million per yea
A report released yesterday has shed light on growth projections for the SMSF sector up to 2023.
In a rare move, the ATO is considering whether it needs to issue a new ruling following mounting industry speculation about a “landmark”
As the SMSF sector continues to grow, it should not be presumed all SMSF investors are “sophisticated”, the Association of Superannuatio
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