Home values have fallen 8.4 per cent since the peak of the housing cycle in May, with housing market conditions expected to remain soft in c
Members say their representatives should be doing more to prevent banks putting accountants on the spot.
ASIC’s Financial Advisers Register will display whether a financial adviser can provide tax (financial) advice services from next month.
SMSF trustee disqualifications have continued to surge higher in the second quarter of 2022–23 as the ATO increases its compliance focus.
High rates of staff turnover in some parts of the industry may see late lodgements and auditing delays occur again this year, says an SMSF a
The rise of self-licensing will continue in 2023, an advice professional has said.
Around 12 per cent of super member rate the performance of their fund as below average or very poor, according to a recent survey.
The super industry is still waiting on a legislative fix for the issues surrounding non-arm’s length expenditure as the expiry date for PC
A specialist auditor has explained some of the grey areas and confusing aspects of electronic signatures and SMSF documents.
CA ANZ says members should resist pressure from clients and decline requests for finance letters.
The ATO is concerned about SMSFs entering into certain asset protection arrangements that involve a Vestey Trust.
Documentation and education provider LightYear Group has appointed a chief executive officer and announced changes to its leadership structu
The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has reduced the period and scope of the ban imposed on a former Melbourne-based financial adviser.
While ASIC has only recently revised its SMSF advice guidance, it may require further updates once the final report of the Quality of Advice
With two distinct groups of clients emerging in the SMSF space, a technical specialist has stressed the importance of professionals understa
The government has been cautioned against making any significant changes to super in the short term with the 2017 changes still yet to fully
With the eligibility age for downsizer contributions now age 55, the SMSF Association has highlighted some important considerations for youn
SMSF trustees have been warned on some of the penalties and implications that can arise from failing to keep track of certain SMSF records.
The accounting body has highlighted some of the key issues that SMSF professionals will need to grapple with in the new year.
Where SMSFs are planning to lend money there are some important conditions to be aware of including who the money is lent to and the reason
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