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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.

SMSFs interrupted in 2019: SuperConcepts

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 FEB 2020
In providing a technical update, SuperConcepts general manager of technical services Peter Burgess has said many of the reforms set to impact SMSFs proposed last year are still yet to eventuate.

Government loves SMSFs: Hume

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 FEB 2020
The Assistant Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and Financial Technology has delivered a gushing address to the SMSF Association conference - promising the government is supportive of the SMSF sector.

What SMSFs will look like in 2030

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 FEB 2020
A panel discussion at the SMSF Association Conference has sought to predict what the SMSF industry will look like in 10 years' time, with the issue of retirement front and centre.

Permanent ban follows alleged SMSF theft

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 FEB 2020
A Sydney-based financial adviser has been permanently banned for allegedly transferring client SMSF funds to the trust account of a business she controlled.

SMSF data misleading: BGL

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 31 JAN 2020
SMSF administrator BGL Corporate Solutions has called out ASIC over a "misleading" fact sheet it published and distributed to SMSF trustees last year.

SMSF platform makes $25m acquisition

ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 28 JAN 2020
An ASX-listed SMSF technology platform has dropped $25 million on its first acquisition, in a bid to reinforce its position as a technology leader.

SMSFA chief slams regulators, FASEA

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 24 JAN 2020
SMSF Association chief executive John Maroney has slammed ASIC for a fact sheet published and distributed to SMSF trustees last year.

Superannuation scammer to face court

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 16 JAN 2020
The South Australian Police has arrested an SMSF investment manager who will today face the court with charges for 69 counts of deceptions.