Recent interest rate cuts have had minimal effect on the SMSF lending sector following the exit of the last of the major banks from SMSF loa
A new bill introduced to Parliament earlier this month may assist some SMSF trustees with market-linked pensions who have their pension valu
The ATO has released further detail around the results of its investigation project into the top 100 auditors in the SMSF sector, revealing
The ATO and the Tax Practitioners Board are currently undergoing a procurement process to modernise their IT systems in the wake of the dis
The next generation of advice practices will be moving towards “naked pricing” amid the culling of grandfathered commissions, the incomi
SMSF software supplier BGL has announced a training partnership with global outsourcing firm The Outsourced Accountant (TOA), providing acco
If the prudential regulator was hoping to provide clarity on MySuper products, it has failed miserably.
An industry super fund is working with a number of advocacy groups to develop a streamlined process for the splitting of super after divorce
The ATO has informed SMSF trustees that it will be delaying its proposed implementation of a text message alert service notifying them when
The ATO’s increasingly proactive stance as regulator of the SMSF sector has had a positive effect on the industry over the course of 2019,
The operator of an SMSF scheme facilitating the early release of super has been banned from setting up self-managed funds for seven years an
The Tax Office will look to deploy a “field force” to guide larger firms through their transition to myGovID, as it urges tax agents to
A tax agent who was disqualified by the ATO from being an SMSF trustee has secured a stay on the termination of his registration by the Tax
Despite being the largest transfer of intergenerational wealth, the vast majority of Australians are not prepared, according to new figures.
The growth of the super sector is likely to be hampered in future years by persistently low interest rates and changes to the way super is t
The ATO is exploring an on-line SMSF education course next year, with free resources for trustees centered around the key matters they need
Digital advice may play an increasing role in helping ageing SMSF trustees deal with advice needs around their funds as increasing numbers o
New research has found that only one in four people aged 65 and over actively seek financial advice from experts, with many of them feeling
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