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SMSFs given small LRBA win
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 FEB 2021
... capitalised because of COVID-19. This recent announcement by the Australian Tax Office was welcomed by the SMSF Association. SMSFA deputy chief executive and director of policy and education Peter Burgess said the option of capitalising interest in circumstances ...
ASIC zeroes in on bad SMSF advice, conduct
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 FEB 2021
... needs project has received over 480 submissions, the majority of which came from financial advisers and accountants. The SMSFA in its response expressed concerns over the costly, lengthy process, as well as the fact that compliance of licensees takes ...
ATO targets SMSF fraud
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 22 FEB 2021
... Office (ATO) is focusing attention on new SMSFs registrations after identifying illegal release of super. Speaking at the SMSFA National Conference assistant commissioner Justin Micale said results of its 'secure front door program' showed new registrations ...
The future of quality advice: SMSFA
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021
... ensure the future of a quality financial advice business. Speaking at the Self-managed Superannuation Fund Association (SMSFA) National Conference, Deloitte director of wealth advisory practice Mark Ryan explained reflecting on the lessons of the Royal ...
SMSFs primed for best financial interests duty
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 16 FEB 2021
Self-managed superannuation funds are ahead of the game in terms of meeting the looming best financial interest rules, according to its peak body. SMSF Association deputy chief and director of policy and education Peter Burgess told the association's ...
Legacy pensions score win
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
... market-linked pension, life expectancy pension and similar products are treated appropriately under the transfer balance cap." SMSFA deputy chief executive and director of policy and education Peter Burgess said the change will be appreciated by a minority ...
SMSFs are cost-effective, deliver for members
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 23 NOV 2020
... alternative. The research puts to rest the argument that SMSFs are not competitive on costs compared to APRA-regulated super funds, SMSFA chief executive John Maroney said. The reduction in fees in SMSFs and retail funds while the increase in fees for ...
SMSFA, FSC call for infrastructure investment access
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUL 2020
The SMSF Association and the Financial Services Council (FSC) are calling for self-managed super funds to have access to unitised, liquid infrastructure investments as a way of generating economic growth. The two organisations, which represent more ...
ATO data heaps pressure on ASIC's SMSF fact sheet
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 22 JUN 2020
... took issue with some of the figures that ASIC included in the fact sheet because they were unbalanced and inappropriate," SMSFA chief executive John Maroney said at the time. "The average expense figure represented a questionable use of ATO statistics ...
SMSFs to weather the storm
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
... withdraw $10,000 only to put the money back in and claim a tax deduction on the amount. Franco Morelli, policy manager at the SMSFA, said the taxation office has made it abundantly clear that will not be tolerated. "Anyone who applies for the ERS scheme ...
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