Category Archives: Masterclass SMSF

Masterclass SMSF – Year End Checklist – 12 Tips for EOFY End of Financial Year – start now!

Time is running out – only days left to the End of Financial Year (EOFY), it’s time to have a review to ensure all is in order and all ACTIONs taken by 30 June deadline, as well as collecting papers, … 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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Masterclass SMSF – What does an “In Specie” Transfer or Contribution mean?

An “In Specie” transfer or contribution is a way of moving an asset into a Self-Managed Super Fund by ownership without having to actually sell the asset for cash. “In Specie” is a Latin term meaning “in the actual form”. … Continue reading

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Masterclass SMSF – What you can and can’t do when borrowing in SMSF (LRBA)

Bryan Ashenden at Money Mangement writes about the can’s and cant’s of borrowing in SMSF- One of the investment opportunities available to self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) trustees is the ability to purchase an asset using borrowed funds. From the original Instalment … Continue reading

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Masterclass SMSF – Winding up and SMSF – Reasons and what steps are required

Many reasons can lead to a decision to close or wind-up your SMSF – but if a change of trustee is the issue, there may be strategies you can apply to keep the SMSF running, as we wrote HERE. However … Continue reading

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Masterclass SMSF – Insurance in super – What is allowed and what is not – and how you access it

Part of the Trustee compliance responsibilities include consideration of holding insurance in SMSF but need to know what is possible and what is not (section 4.09 (2(e)) Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994). However trustees are not compelled to take it … Continue reading

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Masterclass SMSF – BDBN – Binding Death Benefit Nominations that allow more complex planning

Last month in our previous post talked about the basics of super death benefit nominations, how tax applies and how they work in general and now we look at how they work for complex estate plans. If the self-managed super … Continue reading

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