Evolv – In the Media


The role of an independent auditor

As described by the ATO, SMSF auditors play a critical role in helping to maintain the health and integrity of the SMSF sector, which is increasingly becoming an important part of the overall superannuation system, writes Senior Manager at Evolv, Neil Ashton.

SMS Magazine 4 September 2017>>

Data-feed-Super-Auditors Electronic reliability

Data feeds have become a critical component of SMSF administration in recent years. Ron Phipps-Ellis, executive director gives an insight on the implications of this development for practitioners and particularly auditors.

SMS Magazine November 2016>>

SMSF Audit of the year award Taking the chequered flag – SMSF Awards 2016

The annual SMSF Service Provider Awards, in its fourth year, identified the businesses of influence that are making serious headway with trustees via their advisers. Evolv was the proud winner of the SMSF Auditor of the year award. Read how Evolv and the winners in other categories achieved a spot at the top.

SMS Magazine November 2016>>

SMSF Auditor Personal services income Personal services income awareness required

SMSF auditors to take note of a recent ATO taxpayer alert when performing their annual scrutiny of funds, writes Senior Manager at Evolv, Neil Ashton.

SMS Magazine 24 August 2016>>

5 Common Mistakes 5 Common Mistakes made by SMSF trustees

Brendan Frawley, Audit Manager at Evolv shares his thoughts on some of the most common traps in SMSFs and how to avoid contravention reports.

Canstar 15 February 2016>>

Avoiding snares Avoiding snares with valuations for SMSF assets

The rules regarding valuations for SMSFs have seen a raft of changes in recent years, so it’s vital practitioners ensure their clients are across the various requirements. Ron Phipps-Ellis, Executive Director, and Brendan Frawley, Audit Manager, shed some light on valuing assets in SMSFs.

SMSF Advisor Online 3 February 2016>>

The super audit revolution The super audit revolution

Ron Phipps-Ellis takes a look at how technological innovations are changing how audits are performed and the value they may add in the future.

selfmanagedsuper magazine November 2015 >>

Staying competitive as an SMSF Auditor Staying competitive as an SMSF Auditor

Ron Phipps-Ellis explores the risk that practitioners may face losing their competitive edge if they don’t get on board with automation.

SMSF Adviser March 2014 >>

RPE and DK ATSA Conference 2013

ATSA is Australia’s only dedicated independent technology event for accountants in practice. Evolv was a sponsor for the 2013 conference held at the Brisbane Convention Centre. Ron Phipps-Ellis and Dana Kinghorn also conducted a 30 minute session to delegates on “The SMSF Audit Revolution”.

Evolv partners with DomaCom Evolv partners with DomaCom

The property-focused fund manager (DomaCom) has joined with Evolv Super Audits… to provide a “low-cost Property SMSF [service] complete with set-up, administration and audit”, aimed specifically at younger generations.

SMSF Adviser May 2014 >>