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| | THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020 4:45PMWhile hundreds of thousands of Australians remove tens of millions from their superannuation accounts, SMSFs are holding their own.|
|The Tax Practitioners Board has found 74 tax practitioners to be engaging in "concerning behaviour", including using fraudulent SMSF Auditor Numbers (SANs).|
|COVID-19 has seen more than half a million Australians lose their jobs and countless businesses shuttered but for SMSF trustee landlords offering rent relief to those facing financial hardship could mean they fail to meet the sole purpose test.|
|Self-managed Independent Superannuation Funds Association (SISFA) has redesigned and is relaunching its membership offering for SMSF trustees.|
|SMSF trustee behaviour will be under scrutiny from the Australian Taxation Office and they're set to face some tough penalties if they assist in the illegal early release of super.|
|SMSF platform Class found itself in a fairly unique predicament recently after acquiring a business in another state only for the borders to be closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.|
|SMSFs have been granted an extension to the lodgement of annual returns to the ATO to June.|
|Having a highly paid team of investment professionals doesn't mean much when a Black Swan event hits.|
|Self-managed superannuation funds that own commercial premises leased to a related party have been handed some relief form the impacts of COVID-19.|
|Self-managed super fund professionals and trustees may be feeling some deja-vu, as the same measures that were used in 2008 have been brought in to guide the sector through the COVID-19 pandemic.|
Sargon Capital's liquidators are looking for extra funding to dig deeper into the company's transactions, potential claims and the possibility of a dividend payment to creditors.
iShares today listed two exchange traded funds on the ASX that invest in Australian corporate bonds.
A survey of 110 pension funds, endowments, foundations, sovereign wealth funds and insurance companies worldwide has revealed the new priority position ESG is taking in asset allocation.
Investec has established a postgraduate research scholarship with the University of Sydney Business School; in a move that it says will benefit the future finance workforce in Australia.
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