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Taxman simplifies work from home deductions
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 APR 2020
... Australians from making a standard working from home claim using the two standard approaches should they wish to do so." SMSF Alliance principal David Busoli said the ATO is to be commended on the initiative. Busoli said ordinarily the methodology is ...
Charterhill founder incarcerated
ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 6 APR 2020
... and will serve at least six of these behind bars. Charterhill Group, run by George Nowak, provided a "one stop shop" for SMSF clients; providing financial advice on establishing SMSFs, purchasing investment properties, property management, insurance ...
Industry bodies work to ease regulatory burdens
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 3 APR 2020
... to early access to super. The Regulatory Burden Taskforce - comprised of the Financial Planning Association of Australia, SMSF Association, Institute of Public Accountants, Chartered Accountants and Certified Public Accountants - wants ASIC to offer ...
Could relief on advice compliance save consumers?
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
... in helping. Meg Heffron, managing director of Heffron, says more people have called her company wanting to establish an SMSF in the last month than in the last three months of 2019. "This happened during the GFC as well. People are anxious about market ...
Vanguard launches simplified investment platform
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 APR 2020
... accessible through the platform for $19.95 of 0.15% per trade - whichever is greater. The offer's roll out will be phased, with SMSF account access set to be introduced at a later date, as well as the ability for financial advisers and their clients ...
Rent relief welcome news for SMSFs
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 30 MAR 2020
... prior to the ATO's announcement. "SuperConcepts has been inundated with calls and emails from concerned clients who have an SMSF which owns a business premise that is being leased to a related party," said SuperConcepts general manager of technical education ...
SMSFs in flashback to 2008
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2020
... Ethical Advisers' Co-op , wrote to Treasurer Josh Frydenberg last week to ask him to institute the same measures for SMSF pensioners that the Rudd Government introduced during the Global Financial Crisis. In 2008, the government made a temporary ...
SMSFs expected to outperform: Research
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 23 MAR 2020
... than average exposures to cash and other low volatility assets, according to Rainmaker research. Around a quarter of the SMSF sector is held in cash and about 45% is held in shares, compared to other super funds that hold 10% in cash and 60% in shares ...
SMSF Association chair gets new gig
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 MAR 2020
The chair of the SMSF Association has joined a technical specialist to lead its growth plans. Self-managed superannuation technical specialist Heffron has appointed Andrew Hamilton as director of strategy and growth. Hamilton is currently chair of the ...
WealthO2 appoints national BDM
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 MAR 2020
... and institutions. Before founding his own business, Schapkaitz spent eight years with AMP and SuperConcepts in sales and SMSF administration senior roles. He also spent more than four years with BT Financial Group as the NSW/ACT state manager securitor ...
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