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SMSFs granted annual return extension
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 23 APR 2020
SMSFs have been granted an extension to the lodgement of annual returns to the ATO to June.
APRA-regulated fund or SMSF: It's all the same
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 16 APR 2020
Having a highly paid team of investment professionals doesn't mean much when a Black Swan event hits.
Rent relief welcome news for SMSFs
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 30 MAR 2020
Self-managed superannuation funds that own commercial premises leased to a related party have been handed some relief form the impacts of COVID-19.
SMSFs in flashback to 2008
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2020
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.
SMSFs expected to outperform: Research
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 23 MAR 2020
SMSFs are expected to outperform in the current climate, due to higher than average exposures to cash and other low volatility assets, according to Rainmaker research.
SMSF Association reaffirms ATO partnership
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 24 FEB 2020
The ATO and SMSF Association have extended their strategic partnership that enables ATO employees to be seconded to the SMSFA to gain greater understanding of the SMSF sector.
Stability needed: Maroney
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 24 FEB 2020
SMSF Association chief executive John Maroney gave a final address to the association's annual conference, calling for stability and engagement amid industry change.
ATO cracks down on SMSFs
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 21 FEB 2020
Delegates to the SMSF Association's annual conference have heard of the uptick in enforcements against SMSFs this financial year.
Art, rare coins cause issues for SMSFs
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 20 FEB 2020
At the SMSFA Conference a question around rare coins and artworks held in an SMSF sparked serious compliance concerns.
ATO clamps down on auditor number misuse
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 20 FEB 2020
An auditing discussion at the SMSF Association conference turned to the ATO's recent efforts to stamp out SMSFs lying about audits and misusing auditor numbers.
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