While cash and shares are still the go-to investments for SMSFs, the range of assets they hold are diverse, even in retirement.
Set out below are all SuperGuide articles that relate to SMSF Q and As.
SMSFs are now firmly embedded in Australia’s superannuation system, so what type of people are attracted to running their own funds?
Although it’s legal to have more than one SMSF, there are important pros and cons you need to consider before taking the plunge.
Proposed changes in the 2021 Budget will level the playing field for SMSFs with members who move overseas.
SMSFs can cost a bit to set up, but the latest research shows they quickly become cost effective to run.
A new report concludes that managing your own superannuation fund could cost less than you think.
Changes to LRBA rules may make it easier for SMSFs to borrow to buy property.
Self-managed super fund (SMSF) expenses can be tax deductible provided that they comply with Australian taxation legislation.
Dana Fleming, Assistant Commissioner of the SMSF Segment at the ATO, provides useful insights for SMSF trustees about current issues such as the early release of super process, providing rental concessions for tenants and the change to the minimum pension drawdown rates.
There are a number of ways of legally accessing super early via an SMSF. These strategies are useful in times of economic disruption such as the current disruption relating to the coronavirus pandemic.
There’s plenty of information out there on how to create an investment strategy in retirement. But have you ever wondered how retirees actually invest?
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.
It’s a rare person who enjoys paperwork. But for trustees of a self-managed super fund, it’s a necessary evil. Find out what penalties apply if your fund isn’t set up and managed to comply with superannuation and taxation legislation.
While many SMSF trustees turn to their accountant for assistance, they can only provide advice on some SMSF-related matters. To help SMSF trustees navigate this tricky area we’ve compiled a checklist to help you work out if your accountant is the right person to ask for help.
Take the following 10-question quiz to test your knowledge on the fundamentals of self-managed super funds (SMSFs).