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Making super contributions
Planning your retirement, or being in retirement
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If you’re an SMSF trustee and you’re not using the services of an accountant, you must provide your fund auditor with all relevant documentation for your fund’s accounts and financial transactions for the financial year being audited.
If you’re thinking of transferring a UK pension into an Australian super fund, the process has become much more difficult in recent years, but not impossible.
Working with the ATO might be the best course of action if your SMSF receives a breach notice.
When you retire, how you put your investment portfolio together is more important than ever if you want your retirement savings to last as long as you do.
One of the benefits of having a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) is its ability to pay members an income stream, or account-based pension. Of course any superannuation fund can do this, but paying a pension from an SMSF offers members more control and flexibility.
Transition to retirement income streams (or pensions) allow you to gradually draw on your super benefits while you’re still working and moving towards your retirement.
Life expectancy is a complex topic, so we’ve put together a straightforward guide to help explain the key concepts – enabling you to plan your retirement with a bit more confidence.
Is your super fund a star performer or a lemon? Follow our 6-step guide to assess if your super fund is right for you.
The sooner you start planning, the better your chances of making the most of your retirement years. So get the ball rolling by working through these 7 simple steps.
SMSFs provide members with a high degree of control over their retirement savings, but with that control comes responsibility. Here we look at the administrative, reporting and record-keeping obligations that trustees need to complete to ensure their fund complies with superannuation and taxation legislation.
There are many reasons why you might choose to wind up your self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) – you’ve retired and you’re not taking a pension, you don’t have the time to manage it efficiently anymore, or a trustee might have passed away – but, just like starting a SMSF, there is a proper process to go through.
As part of ongoing improvements by the ATO, members of most super funds can access additional online information about their super accounts. Find out what information is available and how you can use it to better manage your super savings.
Spending during retirement changes the longer you’re retired. Find out about the three stages and how it can impact the amount of money you will need.
According to psychologists, retirement comes in five phases. Find out about these different stages and the best way to navigate them.