Monthly Archives: March 2015

Masterclass SMSF – How Super Death Benefit Nominations work for complex estate plans

Our previous post talked about the basics of super death benefit nominations, how tax applies and how they work in general. However better self-managed super (SMSF) trust deeds should allow more complex estate planning strategies that include death nominations to … Continue reading

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NEWS – Renewed debate on lifting Govt. Age Pension to 70, following Intergenerational Report (IGR)

How will the government have enough revenue in years to come if the continued trend of less workers (from 4.5 presently, to 2.7 by 2055 of workers per retiree over 65)? Is ASIT CEO correct that raising Age Pension eligibility … Continue reading

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MASTERCLASS Investing – Agriculture as an investment in your SMSF for yield?

(Selected extracts from Investor Update 2015-02 of the Australian Investors Association) The Australian commercial property sector is well serviced with fund managers and investment funds designed to meet the needs of tenants and investors. In contrast the agricultural sector, though … Continue reading

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