Accurate asset valuation is integral to ensuring SMSF compliance with super legislation. SMSF assets must be valued at their current market value. SMSF trustees can take responsibility for valuing many types of assets if they wish, or they can use the services of independent professional valuers.
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A health check of your SMSF’s investment strategy could help improve your fund’s performance.
One of the great benefits of an SMSF is it can buy the commercial property used by your business, with the fund becoming your landlord. But how do you go about organising a loan and rental arrangement that keeps the tax man happy?
In specie transfers (also known as off-market transfers) are transfers of assets in and out of super funds, rather than transfers of money. We take a look at the pros and cons of in specie transfers relating to SMSFs.
Shares at record highs and interest rates at record lows. One of the defining aspects of 2019 was the flight to higher risk assets in pursuit of higher returns.
How to invest in infrastructure through a SMSF. We look at new ways of accessing this asset class.
MDA’s are increasingly popular – we look at what they can offer and what situations they can really work in.
Platforms and wraps are a simple and cost-effective way to get access to ASX-listed securities, margin lending, more managed funds than you could ever want, a wide range of term deposits and cash facilities. Here’s what you need to know about them.
Have you ever wondered how the rich invest? Very cautiously is the answer.
As we look back over the 2018/19 financial year, it was a year in two halves.
ETFs are a type of low-cost managed fund that can be bought and sold on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) just like shares.
SMSF investors estimate a +1.4% capital growth expectation for the All Ordinaries Index for the next 12 months, according to the latest Investment Trends’ Investors Intention Index report.
ETFs and LICs are like managed funds in that your money is pooled with other investors to create a large portfolio of assets which is professionally managed.
One of the more unlikely outcomes of the recent federal election, apart from the surprise return of the Coalition government, is that many Australians who had never heard of franking credits are now aware of them.
SMSFs are increasing their allocation to international shares, with the Australian Taxation Office’s figures showing funds’ allocation to this asset class jumped to $6.18 billion last year, up from $1.8 billion in 2013.