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| | TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021 11:53AMA UK marketplace lender is launching in Australia, targeting wholesale investors and self-managed super funds.|
|The micro-investing platform is targeting SMSFs with its custom portfolio option, giving members more control over their portfolio allocations.|
|The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has warned SMSF trustees of a new scheme it has uncovered that aims to avoid paying potential tax liabilities.|
|The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) decision to terminate a Perth tax practitioner has been upheld by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.|
|The average SMSF member balance for women has increased more than it has for men over a five-year period to the 2018/19 financial year, new data shows.|
|Self-managed super funds that borrowed from a private company under a limited recourse borrowing arrangement (LRBA) will not suffer adverse tax consequences if the loan interest has been capitalised because of COVID-19.|
|The corporate regulator continues to hunt down perpetrators that give bad advice to self-managed super funds, sounding a warning that it is flexing its new powers in superannuation.|
|The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is focusing attention on new SMSFs registrations after identifying illegal release of super.|
|Self-managed superannuation funds are ahead of the game in terms of meeting the looming best financial interest rules, according to its peak body association.|
|The SMSF Association has welcomed a new law that will allow the partial commutation of legacy pensions.|
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Franklin Templeton Investments is winding up its retail Australian Equity Fund, as asset growth lags.
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Financial advisers' appetite for exchange-traded funds has more than doubled since the global pandemic hit as new trading data shows that index funds are providing better means of diversification.
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The Association of Financial Advisers has slammed the Labor Party's attack on financial advisers, which paints the profession as dodgy and continues to rip-off consumers.
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The industry superannuation fund has hired from Australian Catholic Superannuation and Retirement Fund as it continues its hiring spree for the internal investment team.
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