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Set out below are the latest articles that relate to smsfs.
Rapid advances in technology could help make lighter work of managing your own super fund and potential cost savings.
SMSFs provide members with a high degree of control and flexibility, but there are strict rules attached.
Even if you outsource most of the boring SMSF admin, there are two annual tasks trustees can’t avoid.
John Maroney, CEO of the SMSF Association gives new financial year tips for SMSF trustees, including around Downsizer contributions, what younger trustees need to consider, and what principles to remember in times of market volatility.
The new retirement income covenant effective from 1 July doesn’t apply to SMSFs, but that doesn’t mean trustees can’t learn from it.
SMSFs are often taken to task for relying too heavily on cash and Australian shares, but the picture is more nuanced if you scratch below the surface.
As your circumstances or the regulatory environment changes, your trust deed may also need updating.
Investors climbed a wall of worries in the closing months of the financial year, from rising inflation and interest rates to fears of recession.
Keeping yourself and your SMSF safe online is critical these days. So take our SMSF cybersecurity questionnaire to make sure you’re covering all bases.
Getting in-house asset rules wrong could cost you and your SMSF thousands of dollars but they continue to be one of the most common contraventions made by trustees.
The complex rules around non-arm’s length income and expenditure have been clarified, but there are still traps for the unwary.
As June 30 approaches, it’s time to make last-minute contributions and get your SMSF housekeeping chores done and dusted.
If you’ve got time on your hands and a good grasp of the super rules, then doing some of your own SMSF accounting tasks may be worth considering.
Tim Miller from SuperGuardian discusses the most important considerations when planning a pension, potential traps to look out for, and what often can be overlooked.
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