Monthly Archives: August 2014

Basics about Super – Basics 6-10 about the Australian Super System

  Basics 6-10 about the Australian Super System   Continuing our 2 part series, here is five more basics about the Australian Super system. (For the first 5 Basics 1-5 see HERE) Investment Choices – While the big major super funds … Continue reading

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Masterclass SMSF – Penalties the ATO can exercise on SMSF Trustees

  Self-Managed super fund (SMSF) trustees must always keep in mind the  penalties the ATO can exercise on them. The penalty system  has been in existence since the  Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act (SIS Act) and Regulations came into existence in … Continue reading

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NEWS – Are you aware of the Limited Recourse Borrowing Determination in April 2014 for Property etc in SMSF?

In June the ATO announced confirmation of an April Determination 2014 Legislative instrument, drawing people’s attention to Limited Recourse Borrowing for Property etc in self-managed super funds (SMSF) particularly the in-house asset exception where a related party trust is involved. … Continue reading

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MASTERCLASS Investing – Good Companies have Steady Growth in Earnings per Share

Investing – Good Companies have Steady Growth in Earnings per Share Earnings are another name for profit and are often expressed as Earnings Per Share (EPS) in reports on companies. EPS is calculated by dividing Net Profit/Income/Earnings by Average Number … Continue reading

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