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ATO data heaps pressure on ASIC's SMSF fact sheet
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 22 JUN 2020
... slightly higher than the $13,900 quoted by ASIC's fact sheet, pegging the average cost at $14,879. However, the SMSF Association has long believed the figure was not representative of the cost of operating an SMSF, and said earlier this year that ...
HESTA asks Retirement Income Review to consider ERS
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... 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 term ...
FASEA unclear why advisers are quitting
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 25 MAY 2020
... Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA), as well as the SMSF Association among others. There are just over 22,000 financial advisers on the ASIC FAR. About 8000 have so far sat the FASEA exam ...
SMSF Association appoints deputy chief executive
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2020
A familiar face is set to return to the SMSF Association after a seven-year hiatus. SuperConcepts general manager of technical services and administration Peter Burgess has been appointed deputy chief executive of the SMSF Association, returning to ...
SMSFs granted annual return extension
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 23 APR 2020
... deferral for the lodgement of 2019 SMSF annual returns due on 15 May and 5 June 2020 until 30 June 2020." The SMSF Association welcomed the decision and said it is evidence that the ATO is taking a flexible approach to issues during the COVID-19 crisis. ...
ASIC provides relief around early super access advice
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 APR 2020
... Submissions were originally due on April 7. CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the SMSF Association, Financial Planning Association of Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants were all involved in the consultation ...
Industry bodies work to ease regulatory burdens
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 3 APR 2020
... 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 regulatory ...
Could relief on advice compliance save consumers?
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
... financial planning assistance, although it is hard to provide it, in the current regulatory environment." The SMSF Association too is wary of how people are being taken advantage of as a result of COVID-19. "The provision of strategic advice is something ...
SMSFs in flashback to 2008
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2020
... gives SMSF pensioners and self-funded retirees some flexibility in how much to take out of their super." The SMSF Association also welcomed the measures. "The Association has been calling for a temporary reduction in superannuation minimum drawdown rates ...
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 ...
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