15 02, 2022

SMSFs now viable for super balances from $200,000

By | 2022-02-16T01:05:11+00:00 February 15th, 2022|News|0 Comments

New research released New research released by the University of Adelaide provides tangible evidence of the benefits of investment diversification.   In its report, titled “Understanding self-managed super fund performance” and using data from over 318,000 SMSFs between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2019, the University of Adelaide explored the relationship between the investment performance [...]

12 05, 2021

2021/22 Federal Budget Summary

By | 2021-05-12T02:09:11+00:00 May 12th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Josh Frydenberg announced the 2021 Federal Budget last night, which focused on the unemployed, housing, mental health and aged care. In total the budget committed $9.46 billion over 5 years. The following is a summary of the budget announcements most relevant to growing businesses: Business tax concessions The Budget extends by one year two business [...]

15 04, 2021

A six-member SMSF

By | 2021-04-15T06:46:46+00:00 April 15th, 2021|SMSF|0 Comments

Parliament are currently deliberating over the six-member bill for SMSFs which is expected to come into effect next financial year. The announcement of a six-member fund surprised many in the industry given over 90% of SMSFs currently have only one or two members. However, a six-member fund provides people with more flexibility in an SMSF [...]

13 01, 2021

Cryptocurrency and your Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF)

By | 2021-01-13T21:54:29+00:00 January 13th, 2021|SMSF|0 Comments

How to buy cryptocurrencies in your SMSF and satisfy your annual audit You can buy cryptocurrency in your SMSF, however, there are many things to keep in mind. If an SMSF transacts in cryptocurrencies, SMSF trustees and members need to be aware of the tax consequences; in each case, these will depend on the nature [...]

11 11, 2020

Why you should establish every SMSF with a corporate trustee

By | 2020-11-11T22:52:59+00:00 November 11th, 2020|SMSF|0 Comments

Whilst establishing an SMSF with individuals acting as trustees may save a few dollars in the short term, the benefits of registering a corporate trustee for any new SMSF can far outweigh the short term savings and I’ll explain why. Reason 1 – Succession upon death A company is an indefinitely continuing entity. Having a [...]

7 10, 2020

2020/21 Federal Budget Summary

By | 2020-11-11T22:53:34+00:00 October 7th, 2020|News|0 Comments

COVID-19 has resulted in the most severe global economic crisis since the Great Depression. The 2020/21 Federal Budget is an attempt to lift the Australian economy, gain fiscal strength and provide support to keep Australians in work and businesses in business. The Budget further highlights additional support in response to the health and economic effects [...]

6 10, 2020

Crisis presents SMSF opportunities

By | 2020-11-11T22:54:26+00:00 October 6th, 2020|SMSF|0 Comments

It is fair to say that 2020 has been a challenging year for most people on some level. From the fires, the floods, share markets dropping and then Covid! Amongst all this bad news there is a unique opportunity which has presented itself for a certain demographic this year. 1 July 2020 saw the age [...]

1 09, 2020

Why every SMSF trustee should have an Enduring Power of Attorney

By | 2020-11-11T22:54:46+00:00 September 1st, 2020|SMSF|0 Comments

If you’re an SMSF Trustee, there are several vital things to consider when it comes to your estate and succession planning. Your Will is important to enable assets to be distributed in accordance with your wishes when you die. A binding Death Benefit nomination will direct your super and any insurance benefits to your chosen [...]

23 03, 2020

Coronavirus Stimulus

By | 2020-04-23T02:14:01+00:00 March 23rd, 2020|SMSF|0 Comments

The Morrison Government has announced some welcome relief for retirees, income support recipients, casual workers and sole traders in the face of deteriorating economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. Minimum pension halved Deeming rates cut further 2nd $750 economic support payment $550 pf Coronavirus Supplement $10,000 super hardship withdrawal Temporarily Reduce Minimum Superannuation Pension Drawdown [...]