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Vanguard launches SMSF functionality
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 29 JUN 2020
... either individual or corporate trustee structures and who meet the eligibility criteria can open a Vanguard Personal Investor SMSF from today. "Vanguard Personal Investor offers investors a differentiated focus compared to their current brokerage account," ...
New requirements for SMSFs
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
... to change their trust deed after 1 July 2021 should remove such a clause if they wish to continue preparing SPFS. "Most SMSF trust deeds refer to the financial statements being prepared in accordance with the super laws and do not refer to the AAS so ...
ATO data heaps pressure on ASIC's SMSF fact sheet
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 22 JUN 2020
New ATO data has brought ASIC's SMSF expense fact sheet under renewed pressure. Freshly released ATO figures show the median "operating expense" of SMSFs is $3923 a year, a stark contrast from data published by ASIC last year which stipulated the ...
COVID-19 brings trading boom
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 22 JUN 2020
... last quarter, with trading volumes rising by 95% and logins up about 50% across March, April and May. nabTrade director SMSF and investor behaviour Gemma Dale said the platform has never seen such interest from Australia's mum and dad investors. "It ...
HESTA asks Retirement Income Review to consider ERS
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... Callaghan and includes two other panelists in former Future Fund board member and banker Carolyn Kay and former chair of SMSF Association Deborah Ralston. About two weeks after the announcement, Women in Super wrote to the Treasurer asking for a specific ...
FIIG calls for taxation, regulatory overhaul
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... said this will have a little impact on forward estimates of the commonwealth, particularly if it were to apply solely to SMSF portfolios, where asset allocation is most relevant and should reflect best practise. However, it will reduce the burden on ...
The secret to neutralising sequencing risk
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUN 2020
... most asset classes fall and diversification benefits disappear in a systemic 'risk-off' environment." For example, many SMSF, retirement and high net worth portfolios tilted towards infrastructure and real estate as defensive proxies prior to the COVID-19 ...
ATO warns against SMSF property development
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUN 2020
... growing number of SMSFs purchasing and investing in the development of real property. The ATO said it strongly encourages SMSF trustees who may be considering property development to seek professional advice and to approach the ATO for advice if necessary. ...
NowInfinity founders depart following acquisition
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
... founders of corporate compliance and documentation platform NowInfinity will depart the business following its integration with SMSF platform Class. Amreeta Abbott and Vitalii Symon will step aside to pursue other projects after the platform was able ...
FSC calls for SMSF access to infrastructure
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
The FSC has proposed a plan to democratise investment in domestic infrastructure development, making these projects accessible to every Australian with money in superannuation. The FSC said the proposed Australian Superannuation and Infrastructure Investment ...
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