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|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|SMSF Association chief executive John Maroney gave a final address to the association's annual conference, calling for stability and engagement amid industry change.|
|Delegates to the SMSF Association's annual conference have heard of the uptick in enforcements against SMSFs this financial year.|
The September financial adviser exam pass rate was stable at 60% but continues to fall below the overall pass rate of 88.5%.
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue has released a report aimed at overhauling Australia's corporate bond market.
Future Fund's latest portfolio update shows the sovereign wealth fund is just shy of hitting $200 billion.
Share trading platform Superhero will take the $40 million it has raised this year to expand into New Zealand by mid-2022.
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