Tag Archives: Superannuation

NEWS – Retirement reforms do not require major changes – Rice Warner

The current Retirement Income Review in Australia is looking at the system and what improvements may be required, but one actuary firm says the reforms do not require major changes. Darin Tyson-Chan at SMSmagazine reports – Submissions to the Retirement … Continue reading

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Basics about Super – Super as well as SMSF for Business Owners – How it works in Australia

When a Business Owner employs staff, you have a legal obligation to provide Superannuation in most cases. Here we explain Superannuation in Australia, what we all need to retire comfortably, what we need in super to achieve it, how Self-Managed … 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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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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CASE STUDY – Daniella, Troy and Michael – Helping a Property Advisor towards Property in their Super

Danielle and Troy had property investment experience, with several properties in their personal portfolio already. Daniella was also an expert senior property investment advisor and Troy had an accounting background and they wondered if they could do better with their … 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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NEWS – ATO proposes to include SMSFs in Real-Time reporting

As SMSF trustees who run their Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF) we need to keep up with new developments to stay up to date and be prepared and proactive. With the moves towards integrity and accuracy in the superannuation industry in … Continue reading

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