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Self-Managed Superannuation Service Providers in Australia. SuperBenefit provides a wholistic SMSF assistance, education and administration service continuum - 1. “assistance” is help of whatsoever nature where our overall SMSF experience and knowledge enables us to provide assistance/help without any legal (or “license”) limitations. 2. “education” involves providing knowledge through teaching, coaching and mentoring about all matters SMSF, including (but not limited to) investment issues such as equities and property, 3. “administration” encompasses all admin aspects of legally required SMSF trustee and member record keeping including (but not limited to) audit and ATO matters. In keeping with our key point that SuperBenefit does not provide Financial Advice, where issues arise from 1, 2, and/or 3 above Indicate a need for a legally authorized provider (such as a Financial Adviser) and the client does not have their own service provider, the client can utilize SuperBenefit’s ‘Connect Assist’ … SuperBenefit, in itself, does not provide Financial Advice, but it does provide the wherewithal for great SMSF service. WE do not provide Financial Advice or any other service that requires a legally authorized provider. However, where such advice or service is required we have our ‘Connect Assist’, a SuperBenefit resource we use to connect clients to a Licensed Advisor or other legally authorised service provider. Call us 0407 361 596, no obligation FREE Connection call to see how we can help you!

MASTERCLASS Investment – 3 more Top Tips for End of Financial Year SMSF planning

Preparing for the end of year is an important stage as an investor. We wrote 3 tips last week. Here are another 3 tips for end of year investment strategies to set up well for the end of financial year. … Continue reading

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MASTERCLASS Investment – Top 3 Tips for End of Financial Year SMSF Planning

The importance of preparing for the end of financial year (EOFY) is a crucial stage as an SMSF investor, as many actions MUST be completed before 30 June!! Here are 3 actions for end of year investment strategies to set-up … Continue reading

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Pensions Centrelink – Earn more before aged pension is affected – Work bonus increase from 1 Jul 2019

The Government has announced a Work Bonus increase from 1 July 2019 – which means you can earn more before your aged pension is affected – great news! The Work Bonus is increasing. Centrelink will also apply it to self-employment … Continue reading

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Masterclass SMSF – Commutations – What are they and how do they work?

Taking money out of your SMSF super can only occur once you meet certain conditions, such as age and an event like retirement, so then you start an income stream from your super. Once you have the income stream going, … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY – Charlie & Pauline – Expanding property investment through super

Charlie and Pauline already had invested in property, and with a trusted advisor they explored the idea of expanding their property investment through super. (There are 5 easy steps to planning anything – start where you are at, decide what … Continue reading

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MASTERCLASS Investment – What is Return on Capital – ROC – What does it mean and how to calculate return on capital?

Return on Capital (ROC) is similar to Return on Equity, ROE which we covered before, but ROC also includes capital costs as well as Equity. So what is Return on Capital and how do you calculate this rate of return? … Continue reading

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Pensions – Budget April 2019 – Raising the age for the Work Test to apply – and other changes at a glance

Changes to the age for the Work Test was one of the superannuation announcements made by the Government ahead of the release of the 2019 Budget. The Government proposes that, from 1 July 2020, people aged 65 or 66 will … Continue reading

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