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2016 Annual Budget and Super

The 2016 Australia Budget is out, take a look at how the changes on SMSF industry can affect your clients. These reports are now historical but available for reference purposes.  Read More >>

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Separation of SMSF Assets

One of the most common contraventions within an SMSF relates to separation of assets. SMSF trustees have always been required to keep money and other assets in their funds separate from those held by the trustees personally Read More >>

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SMSF Industry Continued Growth

On 16 December 2015 the ATO released their latest SMSF statistics, the Annual Self-Managed Superannuation Funds: A Statistical Overview 2013-14 and the September 2015 edition of the quarterly Self-Managed Superannuation Funds Statistical Report . ATO Assistant Commissioner Kasey Macfarlane provided commentary on the increase in numbers of funds and members, [...]

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SMSF Financial Decisions & Ageing

Given our superannuation becomes increasingly valuable as we grow older, SMSF financial decisions should consider how to ensure it is managed in our best interests sooner, rather than maybe before it’s too late? Arthur Favos, Head of Superannuation at Evolv, joins the conversation in the sensitive issue regarding ageing and [...]

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SMSF Audit Revolution

Take a look at our managing director Ron Phipps-Ellis' article in this months Self Managed Super Magazine. Ron talks about how technological innovation is creating the SMSF audit revolution, how SMSF Audits are performed and the value they may add in the future. Trustees of SMSFs appoint an Australian Securities [...]

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SMSF Advice Guidance

ASIC has this morning released new guidance on SMSF advice, which deals in part with ASIC’s views on starting balances for SMSFs. Read More >> Source: SMSF Advisor Online

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Increased Scrutiny of Super Auditors

The Tax Office has warned of increased scrutiny of self-managed super funds and their auditors as it gears up to impose penalties of up to $10,200 on funds found breaking the law from July. Tax Office assistant commissioner for superannuation Matthew Bambrick said among the methods they will use to [...]

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2013 Audit Independence Guide

This guide is intended to provide a clear indication of the conceptual approach set out in Sections 290 and 291 of APES 110 Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants. It provides practical examples of independence issues encountered by accountants and auditors. The guide is designed for members in public practice [...]

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SMSF Auditor Registration Summary – ICAA

Outline of the new SMSF auditing regime commencing on 1 July 2013. Registration will commence from 31 January 2013. SMSF Auditors will be required to be registered from 1 July 2013 in order to conduct SMSF audits after that date. The registration regime applies to all SMSF auditors subject to [...]

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