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SuperStream ushers in digital era
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 31 AUG 2017
Ninety-five per cent of all superannuation payments between employers and the Australian Taxation Office are being performed digitally, five years after the roll out of SuperStream. The move to digital, which involved the co-operation of 200 APRA funds ...
Government funds ATO superannuation taskforce
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 29 AUG 2017
... and Financial Services, Kelly O'Dwyer, said the government will fund the taskforce operated by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). Alongside the taskforce, O'Dwyer also announced further reforms to give the ATO "near real-time visibility" over superannuation ...
Financial services ripe for mergers and acquisitions
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 1 AUG 2017
... invest their capital," the report reads. Minter Ellison also warned of the greater involvement of the Australian Taxation Office in such activities, with the regulator increasingly looking at dividends and franking credit balances and often having a ...
SMSF auditors merge
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 1 AUG 2017
... according to the latest statistics released by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority and the Australian Taxation Office. The average balance of an SMSF now exceeds $1.1 million, with the average account balance for an SMSF member sitting at ...
SMSF auditor busted self-auditing
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUN 2017
... disqualified for auditing his own fund. ASIC investigated Neil Wilson following information supplied by the Australian Taxation Office and determined that he had breached fundamental independence and audit requirements. Wilson was found to have breached ...
Default funds must appear on online super choice forms: AIST
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 JUN 2017
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees is reservedly welcoming a move by the Australian Taxation Office to place superannuation choice forms online. According to AIST chief executive Eva Scheerlinck, the ATO project, which will allow employers ...
Education key in combatting elder financial abuse
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 6 JUN 2017
... Resources from Protecting Seniors Wealth can also be tailored for CPD Accreditation. Separately, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is reminding Australians to stop and think before giving their personal details or hard-earned money to scammers this ...
Labor fights phoenix fraud
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 MAY 2017
... creditors. In 2012, it was estimated that the practice was costing employees, small businesses and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) up to $3.2 billion annually. The new reforms bring Labor in line with continued calls from the Productivity Commission ...
Senior ATO official tangled in $165m fraud scandal
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAY 2017
One of the Australian Taxation Office's most senior and long-serving officials is expected to be charged in relation to an Australian Federal Police investigation into an alleged $165 million tax evasion syndicate. Deputy tax commissioner Michael Cranston ...
Tax breaks delivered to first home buyers
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
... Abbott government, this new scheme will operate very differently as it will be administered by the Australian Taxation Office which will determine the amount of contributions that can be released. To facilitate this, the ATO will instruct superannuation ...
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