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SMSFA collaborates for education program

KERRIE SYDEE  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 APR 2016
... sought-after industry designations, including the SMSF Specialist Advisor and SMSF Specialist Auditor," said Ward. David White, director, International Centre for Financial Services at the University of Adelaide said the initiative "reflects the growth ...

Budget leak proposes super tax crackdown

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 APR 2016
An alleged federal budget leak has caught the ire of a superannuation representative group that says any hike in super taxes needs to consider each end of the income spectrum. The leak, first aired on Sky News, says the federal government will run an ...

Gender super gap widest for women at lower income levels

WHITNEY FITZSIMMONS  |  TUESDAY, 5 APR 2016
New data from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) shows the retirement savings gender gap is highest for women who work part-time and are in the bottom two tax brackets. The gap in super savings is most severe for females on lower taxable incomes ...

FSC salutes choice reforms, ISA calls for more transparency

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAR 2016
The Financial Services Council has applauded new legislation to widen default superannuation fund choice, while Industry Super Australia has said more MySuper fund transparency is required. FSC chief executive Sally Loane supported the Superannuation ...

Industry reacts to super objective

ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 10 MAR 2016
Industry commentators have come out broadly in support of the discussion paper outlining the formal objective of Australia's superannuation system released yesterday. Financial Services Council chief executive Sally Loane said the move to formalise ...

PC to lead another inquiry into super

ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2016
The Turnbull Government is the latest administration to announce a superannuation inquiry to investigate efficiency of the system and review how default funds are selected. A statement jointly released by Treasurer Scott Morrison and Assistant Treasurer ...

Industry bodies attack SG freeze speculation

MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 5 FEB 2016
Associations representing the superannuation industry have railed against speculation the government is considering freezing scheduled increases to the super guarantee (SG). The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) said the move would ...

ISA says 15pct tax rebate no good

DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2016
Industry Super Australia (ISA) has given further credence to the fact that taxing superannuation contributions with a 15% discount on marginal tax rates would increase government tax receipts. Latest modeling from ISA shows the 15% discount on marginal ...

Retail super portfolios dodge disclosure: ISA

DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 28 JAN 2016
Industry representative groups believe the federal government's draft on improved superannuation transparency does not go far enough, with at least $400 billion in retail fund assets escaping proposed disclosure requirements. In submissions to government ...

ISA launches super tax plan

DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 14 DEC 2015
Industry Super Australia (ISA) believes it has a tax package that would boost aggregate superannuation savings by $625 billion to 2055. After publicly arguing the case for a " super seed " in September, ISA is reinforcing several other tax initiatives ...