Monthly Archives: February 2012

What’s involved in a self-managed super fund?

Self-Managed Super Funds (SMSF or DIY Super) are the biggest sector of super in Australia in 2011. So what is involved in a self-managed super fund? Superannuation is a long term savings arrangement in preparation for retirement, and is part … Continue reading

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By popular demand we have been asked to return and repeat our seminar – with BONUS updates on latest changes in super in Australia. Self-managed super funds have become increasingly popular amongst investors, particularly with small business owners. Each day … Continue reading

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SMSF – ATO compliance focus for trustees

The ATO has advised that it has three major  focus areas for its SMSF trustee compliance program: non or late  lodgements  (not lodging can result in the fund being made non-complying or the trustees being prosecuted); compliance breaches without an … Continue reading

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Super funds capitalising as distressed properties hit market

Self-managed super funds and private buyers are capitalising on the distressed assets that are hitting the market in Victoria. Jeremy Gruzewski, Colliers International’s director of investment services, said the balance of the distressed assets in Victoria came onto the market … Continue reading

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Basics 6-10 about Super in Australia

Five more basics about super in Australia. (For Basics 1-5 see HERE) 6. Investment choice – Most funds allow you to decide how you want your money invested by the super fund, by choosing from your super fund’s investment options. … Continue reading

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