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Basics about Super – Small Business Superannuation Clearing House (SBSCH) – How it can help Small Business

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has a service called the Small Business Superannuation Clearing House, designed to help small business (with less than 19 employees) meet their super obligations as employers. Here is what the ATO site says – The … Continue reading

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Basics About Super – An overview of the Superannuation system in Australia to save for your retirement

The Superannuation system is a long term savings arrangement by the Australian Government to save for your retirement, and help ensure Australians have enough income in retirement. The Money Smart website is a great source of information, and some key … Continue reading

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NEWS – 27 per cent increase in potential retirees by next year September 2017 for the Aust. Government Age Pension to support

A new report from Roy Morgan research warns that the Government will need to finance a potential 27 per cent increase in pensions for men and women planning to leave work by this time next year. This supports our post … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY – John & Lyn – To use SMSF to take control and work towards property in super

John & Lyn were interested in Self-Managed Super funds (SMSF) so they can take control of their retirement savings and build them up to work towards getting property in super. They already had a couple of investment properties, and the … Continue reading

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NEWS – Do you agree to have the proposed $25,000 cap on concessional contributions? Some agree and some disagree

The May budget proposed several changes to the super system – one is that all workers will come under a $25,000 cap on concessional contributions (mainly those are the employer contributions for workers). A report at SMSF Advisor states – … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY – Roger – Opportunity to invest in a local company with his super

Roger was working in financial areas and a major bank in the past, now running his own business, and knew there was an opportunity to invest in a local company with his super, using a self-managed super fund (SMSF) There … Continue reading

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NEWS – ATO targets – Lawyer flags areas of increasing ATO interest for SMSFs

One industry lawyer has outlined areas that the ATO has increased its surveillance and activity broadly and in the SMSF sector, noting it is getting particularly “aggressive” with offshore investments. Speaking to SMSF Adviser, Arnold Bloch Leibler partner Clint Harding noted … Continue reading

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