Category Archives: SMSF Info

NEWS – Insurance in Super to closer meet Member needs at different life stages

Rod Myer writes at The New Daily – Insurance cover in superannuation could be redesigned to closer meet the financial needs of members, research house Rice Warner believes. Because insurance in super needs depend on age and family situation, insurance … Continue reading

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SMSF Basics – What is involved in Running your SMSF (Self-Managed Super Fund)

After setting up your Self-Managed Super Fund, there is quite a list of on-going tasks involved in running your SMSF, covering administration, investment strategy and implementing it, compliance, insurance and pension stage responsibilities. (a)   Administration tasks Some of the many … Continue reading

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NEWS –Super Changes Passed in Parliament April 2017

Reporting at Advisor Voice – After receiving feedback from industry, the federal parliament has passed amendments giving effect to regulatory change, continuing the implementation of changes to superannuation that were announced by the Turnbull government in the 2016 federal budget. … Continue reading

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NEWS – New Caps (max amounts) for Contributions before (Concessional) and after tax (Non-Concessional) from 1 July 2017

The ATO (Australian Tax Office) confirms the new max contribution amounts for the 2 major contributions methods – before (Concessional) and after tax (Non-Concessional) that begin form 1 July 2017. From the ATO site – Change to concessional (pre-tax) contributions … Continue reading

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SMSF Basics – What is the minimum amount for a self-managed super fund?

There are many views on what is the minimum amount for a self-managed super fund to have to make it worth the effort. It will cost money, like the fees already paid in commercial retail and industry super funds! They … Continue reading

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NEWS – Is Transition to Retirement still Viable?

Professional Planner’s writer Alexandra Cain writes about whether the Transition to Retirement strategy is still viable – You could almost feel the wave of disappointment go through the financial planning community after the May 2016 federal budget, when the Coalition … Continue reading

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NEWS – Putting the sale of a business into super – Watch the contribution caps!

If you have or will have proceeds from the sale of a business and want  to put them into super, be mindful and watch the contributions caps! An article in Money Management explains more – Small business owners who are … Continue reading

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