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Masterclass SMSF – New reporting on Annual Returns where LRBA made after 1 July 2018

Recently the ATO announced that a legislative change relating to certain limited recourse borrowing arrangements (LRBAs) counting towards a member’s total superannuation balance (TSB) had been enacted with a retrospective start date of 1 July 2018. From the ATO website – This new … Continue reading

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NEWS – Increased scrutiny of the regulator – ATO – good for the SMSF sector

The increased scrutiny of SMSFs by the ATO has been positive for the sector and will add to its long-term success, according to SMSF technical specialist Heffron, which also praised the regulator for its work to date. Heffron managing director, … Continue reading

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MASTERCLASS Investment – What is the Quick Ratio and how to calculate Quick Ratio

One helpful ratio for business financial health check, is the Quick Ratio formula – it is an indicator of a company’s short-term liquidity position and measures a company’s ability to meet its short-term obligations with its most liquid assets. (Usually within 3 months or … Continue reading

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Basics about Super – How does Salary Sacrifice work?

How does salary sacrifice work? Salary sacrifice super (ss) (one type of salary packaging) is an arrangement between you and your employer where you pay for some items or services straight from your pre-tax salary. You can salary package super, … Continue reading

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Masterclass SMSF – Fractional Property investment in SMSF

A trustee can consider fractional property investment in their SMSF, which is similar to purchasing units in a managed property trust. Fractional investment offers an alternative to forking out big dollars to get into the housing market. How it works … Continue reading

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MASTERCLASS Investment – Interest Coverage Ratio – How it helps to analyse a company for investing

The interest coverage ratio, (also known as interest cover or times interest earned) tells us how many times the profit/earnings  of a  company covers its total interest-payment expense bill. The formula is calculated by dividing EBIT (earnings before interest and … Continue reading

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Basics about Super – How to succeed to invest INSIDE or OUTSIDE Super?

How can we know what will succeed, or give the better result? The question is – Do we invest invest inside or outside super? Moving investments from outside your super into a Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF) could produce significant results … Continue reading

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