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What Expenses Are Allowable Deductions For A SMSF?

What Expenses Are Allowable Deductions For A SMSF?

The expenses considered deductible by super funds are similar to that of individuals. Essentially, it should be items that are losses or outgoings incurred while producing or gaining assessable income.

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( Posted in: Superannuation )

Super Splitting With Your Spouse

Super Splitting With Your Spouse

Super splitting is important when one member of a couple has a much higher super balance. It is also beneficial for couples that have a large age gap between them. Also, people with relatively low superannuation amounts will benefit from the ability to split super contributions with their spouse.

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How Much Can I Save By Purchasing Property In A SMSF?

How Much Can I Save By Purchasing Property In A SMSF?

Quite a few years ago, I did some calculations on having a geared property within super versus a market linked ungeared fund portfolio.

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( Posted in: Investment Property )

New SMSF Event-Based Reporting Requirements

New SMSF Event-Based Reporting Requirements

A new reporting regime for Self-Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSFs) commenced on 1 July 2018. It’s crucial that SMSF members understand the impact of this new reporting framework and get it right.

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Every Three Year SMSF Audits A Ludicrous About Face

Every Three Year SMSF Audits  A Ludicrous About Face

SMSF Auditors now must: be registered with ASIC; be registered with the ATO; have enormous amounts of regular professional updates; and also be audited by their peak professional bodies, such as the Chartered Accountants ANZ and CPA Australia.

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( Posted in: Superannuation )

CBA To Scrap Supergear Product

CBA To Scrap Supergear Product

CBA will SCRAP their Supergear product, effective 12th October 2018. A decision to refine their product offering to become a “simpler, better bank” is their reasoning to exit the LRBA market. 

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( Posted in: Lending & Finance )

Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty Proposal

Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty Proposal

A chance to catch up! If legislated, the Amnesty will provide a once-off opportunity for employers to disclose super guarantee (SG) shortfalls which occurred between 1 July 1992 and 31 March 2018 without penalty.

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Understanding how SMSF contributions work

Understanding how SMSF contributions work

Contributions can play an essential role in a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF). Your SMSF contributions can be made in two ways – either by cash or an asset (known in the trade as ‘in specie’ contribution).

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