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AustralianSuper adds gold ETF to menu
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 MAR 2021
AustralianSuper, Australia's largest super fund with over $200 billion in assets under management, has added ETF Securities Physical Gold ETF (ASX: GOLD) to its direct investment menu. The fund's direct investment offering allows some members a choice ...
Raiz expands to SMSF market
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 19 MAR 2021
... a tax statement," Malone said. Malone said Raiz was receiving enquiries from dealer groups each week asking to put their SMSF customers in the portfolio. "To date only individuals could invest with Raiz - it has more than 400,000 active customers - but ...
Former AMP adviser in enforceable undertaking
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 15 MAR 2021
... took deliberate steps to avoid compliance with the court enforceable undertaking. Thorne was an authorised representative of SMSF Advice, a wholly owned subsidiary of AMP, when she allegedly received referrals in relation to establishing SMSFs from Park ...
ATO warns of new SMSF scheme
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 15 MAR 2021
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has warned SMSF trustees of a new scheme it has uncovered that aims to avoid paying potential tax liabilities. The ATO said while it is important to plan for retirement and look for ways to maximise retirement assets ...
Dodgy SMSF operator loses appeal
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 MAR 2021
... tax practitioner has been upheld by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Ashley Cross was found to have falsely lodged 125 SMSF annual returns over nine years which declared that self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) had been audited when in fact ...
Women boost SMSF balances
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAR 2021
The average SMSF member balance for women has increased more than it has for men over a five-year period to the 2018/19 financial year, new data shows. The Australian Taxation Office's (ATO) annual statistical overview on SMSFs showed the average female ...
Class chief financial officer exits
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAR 2021
... said Day was instrumental in the successful listing of Class, as well as helping to build its current market position in the SMSF administration sector. "We greatly appreciate Glenn's contribution to Class. We thank him for his commitment to our customers ...
Adviser levy to increase by 160%
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 5 MAR 2021
... Australia and New Zealand, CPA Australia, Financial Planning Association of Australia, Institute of Public Accountants and the SMSF Association have now joined forces to slam the hike. They claim the steep increase - during a time when the financial ...
Retirement income framework on track: Frydenberg
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 26 FEB 2021
... improving retirement income depends on how the industry communicates with the public. Callaghan appeared alongside Kay and former SMSF Association chair Deborah Ralston, saying that the industry trades off the public's fears of not having enough ...
Crypto chosen over defensive assets
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021
... around 10% of its client base. "Australian investors also followed international trends. We noted a five-fold increase in SMSF clients in 2020 and growing interest from corporate accounts," Bowler said. Over 83% of investors hold Bitcoin, followed by ...
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